Kim Jong-il made General Secretary for Eternity at North Korea ceremony
North Korean leader
Suet Face Kim Jong-un was given his first official title as leader of the country on Wednesday, while his late father was named "eternal general secretary".
The state-run Korean Central News Agency announced that
Fat Boy Kim Jung-un, the third and youngest son of long-time leader Kim Jong-il, was named "first secretary" of the Workers' Party, a new top position in the party.
Kim Jong-il's new title of "General Secretary for Eternity" follows on from his father, Kim Il-sung being made president for eternity when he died.
Great. Carve it on the stone.
The conference "decided to hold Kim Jong-il, the great leader of the WPK and the Korean people, in high esteem as eternal general secretary", the news agency said. Accordingly, the decision was based on "the unanimous will and desire of all the party members and other people".
The rare political conference in Pyongyang took place during a week of celebrations commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the nation's founder on Sunday.
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