Park Pays Last Respects to Cousin

      February 24, 2015 12:08

      President Park Geun-hye paid her last respects to Park Young-ok, her cousin and the wife of former Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil, who died last Saturday aged 86.

      Park arrived at the funeral hall at Asan Medical Center in Seoul at 4:30 p.m. where she laid white chrysanthemums on a memorial altar, burned incense and paid a silent tribute.

      President Park Geun-hye holds the hands of former Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil after paying her last respects to his wife at Asan Medical Center in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

      She then spent 10 minutes in conversation with Kim and his eldest daughter Ye-ri.

      Park Young-ok was the eldest daughter of Park Sang-hee, one of four older brothers of the president's father, strongman Park Chung-hee.

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