Happy Feet: Kim Jong Un Inspects Socks at Factory

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Image: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Pyongyang Hosiery Factory
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Pyongyang Hosiery Factory in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on Aug. 7.Reuters

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took a hands-on approach when he toured the Pyongyang Hosiery Factory, personally inspecting the legwear. According to the Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the North Korean ruling Workers Party, Kim gave precious instructions for improving the management and operation of the factory.

The pictures followed the release yesterday of images of a smiling Kim touring a lubricant factory.

Image: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a hosiery factory
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Pyongyang Hosiery Factory in this image released by the Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the North Korean ruling Workers Party, on Aug. 7.RODONG SINMUN / EPA

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