A state funeral for anti-Japanese revolutionary fighter Hwang Sun Hui, deputy to the Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and curator of the Korean Revolution Museum, was held here on Jan. 19.
Attending it were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, and other members of the State Funeral Committee and the bereaved family members.
The coffin of the late Hwang Sun Hui was carried out.
The hearse left for the Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery on Mt Taesong.
Passers-by stopped and expressed their sorrow at her death.
There took place at the cemetery a ceremony of bidding farewell to the deceased.
Choe Ryong Hae in his eulogy said that her life was the one in which she enjoyed a worthy life as a revolutionary and woman under the loving care of the peerlessly great persons, and the life of a steadfast vanguard fighter who fully defended and faithfully upheld the idea, authority and guidance of the leader.
Although she passed away, the feats performed by her for the Party, the revolution, the country and the people will always be remembered, Choe stressed.
Her remains were buried in the grave of the anti-Japanese revolutionary fighter Ryu Kyong Su.
The members of the State Funeral Committee and her bereaved family members spread earth on the remains.
Placed at the grave were a wreath bearing the august name of Supreme Leader of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the state and the armed forces Kim Jong Un, and wreaths in the names of the Central Committee of the WPK, the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK and the Cabinet of the DPRK.
The members of the State Funeral Committee, the bereaved family members, officials of the Party and power organs and officials and employees of the Korean Revolution Museum observed a moment’s silence in memory of the deceased.