North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare public appearance on Sunday, showing up at a military parade in Pyongyang and looking thinner and more energetic than in recent years. The event was held to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which is the ruling party in the isolated nation.
Kim Jong Un Appears at North Korea Parade
Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, made a rare public appearance on Sunday, October 10, 2020. He was seen at a military parade held in the capital city of Pyongyang. The parade was held to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the ruling party in the nation.
Thin, Energetic Leader Makes Public Appearance
Kim Jong Un appeared thinner and more energetic compared to his usual public appearances. This is likely due to the North Korean leader’s recent health issues and the restrictions that have been placed on public gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was the first public appearance since April and it was the first time Kim Jong Un had been seen in public since he underwent heart surgery in August.
The parade was attended by thousands of North Koreans and featured a military march, a gun salute, and a fireworks display. The event was seen as a show of strength and unity by the North Korean government. Kim Jong Un’s health and appearance were seen as a positive sign for the future of the nation.