Former First Lady Lee Hee Ho To Visit North Korea with Kim Dae Jung Peace Center

D-Bo , Aug. 4, 2015, 8:40 a.m.

Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, will be traveling to the North accompanied by 18 close aides, the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center announced Monday. They include senior staffers of the center and her doctor, Chang Suk-il, the head of Seongae Hospital.

Lee will fly to Pyongyang on a chartered budget carrier plane on Wednesday and return on Saturday after staying in Pyongyang and at Mt. Myohyang.A Unification Ministry spokesperson said, "No government officials will accompany her and we will not be sending any special message to the North."

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