North Korea ruling Workers' Party congress to be held May 6 - Yonhap | Reuters

SEOUL North Korea has announced its ruling Workers' Party congress will be held on May 6, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday citing the isolated country's state broadcast monitored in Seoul.

The congress will be the first major conference in 36 years and the first under the North's current leader Kim Jong Un. It will be closely watched by outsiders for any major policy announcement.


(Reporting by Jack Kim, editing by G Crosse)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.


Updated Date: Apr 27, 2016 04:01 AM

Also Watch

It's A Wrap: Omerta star Rajkummar Rao in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 Watch: National-level skater and coach Dhwanit Rele trains and nurtures budding athletes
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 FOMO Episode 1: Google Assistant, This is America, Sonam's wedding & Global Warming
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 Social Media Star: Rajkummar Rao and Bhuvan Bam open up about selfie culture, online trolls

Also See