SEOUL:A high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Sunday to attend the closing ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics.
The DPRK delegation, led by Kim Yong-chol, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, arrived in the transit office in the west region at about 9:53 am local time (0053 GMT) after crossing the inter-Korean border via land route, local TV footage showed.
Kim, dressed in a long black coat, was greeted by Chun Hae-sung, vice unification minister of the ROK, at the inter-Korean transit office. The DPRK delegation is in the ROK for a three-day visit to attend the closing ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics. APP/ AFP