DPRK leader says wants to learn from Singapore in economic development

Tuesday, 2018-06-12 08:58:05
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The leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un (C) takes a tour of Singapore on June 11, 2018. (Photo: Xinhua/KCNA)
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The leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un said he wants to learn from Singapore how to develop the economy, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on June 12.

During a tour of various attractions in Singapore on June 11, Kim said "Singapore is clean and beautiful and every building is stylish" as he had heard of in the past, according to the KCNA.

The state news agency quoted Kim as saying that he got to know well the potential and development of Singapore's economy through the tour, and that he had a good impression of the country.

Kim, who was in the city state for the first DPRK-US summit on June 12, visited the Great Flower Garden, Marina Bay Sands Sky Park and Singapore Port, said the KCNA.