Former 1st Lady Can Visit N.Korea

  • Arirang News

    October 29, 2014 11:08

    President Park Geun-hye has given former first lady Lee Hee-ho, the widow of Kim Dae-jung, permission to visit North Korea.

    The daughter of strongman Park Chung-hee and the widow of his nemesis met Tuesday for the first time since she took office.

    President Park Geun-hye (left) talks to Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, at Cheng Wa Dae on Tuesday. /Courtesy of Cheng Wa Dae

    Lee wants to visit the North to distribute woolen hats and mufflers for children there.

    Park spoke about her administration's efforts to prepare for Korean reunification.

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