North Korea holds rally to mark end of Workers' Party Congress
May 10, Seoul: Hundreds of thousands of people in North Korean have joined a rally marking the end of the Workers' Party Congress, which was first organized in 36 years.
The congress cemented the position of leader Kim Jong-un, elevating him to the role of party chairman.
At the congress, Kim also promised not to use nuclear weapons unless North Korea's sovereignty was threatened.
At the rally in Pyongyang on Tuesday, Kim was seen waving to the crowds and chatting with military and party officials.
China, which did not send a representative to the congress, sent a message of congratulations to the North Korean leader on his new position, the countries' state media said on Tuesday.
The Oslo Times