Kim Dae-jung's Widow to Take Budget Flight to N.Korea

      July 31, 2015 09:30

      Lee Hee-ho

      Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, will take a budget carrier to visit North Korea next week.

      Lee will take off from Gimpo Airport on an Eastar Jet flight at 10 a.m. on Aug. 5, the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center said in a press release Thursday. She arrives at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang at 11 a.m.

      Lee will visit an orphanage and a children's hospital in Pyongyang, and Mt. Myohyang. She will stay at Paekhwawon, the North's state guesthouse, where she also stayed during the first inter-Korean summit in 2000.

      She will give woolen scarves she has knitted and medical supplies to North Korea.

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