Kim Jong-un dons trench coat at banquet with daughter after satellite launch

The dad and daughter have become inseparable during satellite and missile launches.

Kim Jong-un dons trench coat at banquet with daughter after satellite launch
This picture taken on November 23, 2023 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 24, 2023 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (C) and his daughter (R) meeting with scientists who contributed to the launch of a reconnaissance satellite, at the National Aerospace Technology Directorate in Pyongyang. North Korea said on November 23 it would deploy new weapons and stronger armed forces to the border with the South, as Seoul's spy agency said Pyongyang had received Russian help to successfully put a military spy satellite into orbit. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Both Kim Jong-un and his daughter styled it out as the dictator was spotted in his trademark black trench coat (Picture: KCNA via KNS/AFP via Getty Images)

Kim Jong-un celebrated in style with his daughter at a banquet following a successful spy satellite launch.

The trench coat wearing dictator was joined by his daughter who donned a space agency t-shirt to celebrate the good news for North Korea.

Kim Jong-un was seen clapping and grinning away, while his daughter Kim Ju-ae who is believed to be aged 10 appeared more reserved with her expression.

In traditional North Korean style, the launch was blasted across state media to the country’s delight.

Scores of technicians from the National Aerospace Technology Administration joined Kim’s daughter in sporting the blue and red NATA t-shirts.

But interestingly Kim did not opt for one and instead wore his classic black trench coat.

He was also spotted celebrating the success with young scientists – a slight change from surrounding himself with North Korea’s senior cadres, top military officials and soldiers.

This picture taken on November 23, 2023 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 24, 2023 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) and his daughter (L) attending a banquet to celebrate the launch of a reconnaissance satellite, at the Mulan Pavilion in Pyongyang. North Korea said on November 23 it would deploy new weapons and stronger armed forces to the border with the South, as Seoul's spy agency said Pyongyang had received Russian help to successfully put a military spy satellite into orbit. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Kim Ju-ae wore a white and blue NATA t-shirt during the banquet with her dad (Picture: KCNA via KNS/AFP via Getty Images)
This picture taken on November 23, 2023 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 24, 2023 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (2nd L) chatting with senior officials of relevant departments as he attends a banquet to celebrate the launch of a reconnaissance satellite, at the Mulan Pavilion in Pyongyang. North Korea said on November 23 it would deploy new weapons and stronger armed forces to the border with the South, as Seoul's spy agency said Pyongyang had received Russian help to successfully put a military spy satellite into orbit. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
The scientists also wore the NATA t-shirts (Picture: KCNA via KNS/AFP via Getty Images)

Earlier in the week Kim stunned with a light brown coat as he attended the launch of a spy satellite.

KCNA state news agency said North Korea has a fair few reasons to do this. ‘Strengthening its self-defensive capabilities’ and ‘defiantly ramping up war preparedness’ in the face of ‘the enemies’ dangerous military moves’ being among them.

Kim casually watched the ‘successful’ rocket liftoff that came after two failed attempts to launch spy satellites this year.

He has also increasingly started taking his daughter to missile launches for some apparent work experience.

This picture taken on November 23, 2023 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 24, 2023 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (centre R) applauding during a banquet to celebrate the launch of a reconnaissance satellite, at the Mulan Pavilion in Pyongyang. North Korea said on November 23 it would deploy new weapons and stronger armed forces to the border with the South, as Seoul's spy agency said Pyongyang had received Russian help to successfully put a military spy satellite into orbit. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
The satellite launch appeared to be a success for the country (Picture: KCNA via KNS/AFP via Getty Images)
This picture taken on November 23, 2023 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 24, 2023 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (front R) meeting with members of the Emergency Satellite Launch Preparation Committee to commemorate the launch of a reconnaissance satellite, at the Mulan Pavilion in Pyongyang. North Korea said on November 23 it would deploy new weapons and stronger armed forces to the border with the South, as Seoul's spy agency said Pyongyang had received Russian help to successfully put a military spy satellite into orbit. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Kim Jong-un also met with members of the Emergency Satellite Launch Preparation Committee (Picture: KCNA via KNS/AFP via Getty Images)

Like her dad she’s quite the style icon after she was spotted wearing a £1,950 Christian Dior jacket in March.

She could be seen wearing the plush patterned hoodie as she watched the launch of the Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile at Pyongyang International Airport on March 16.

She only appeared in public for the first time last November – at a massive ballistic missile launch, of course.

She was, for a time, simply known as Kim’s ‘beloved daughter’, though some see her sudden presence in the public eye as a sign she’s his heir-apparent.

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