Kim Jong-un to hold dating contest in hopes of finding his sister a husband

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Kim Jong-un To Hold Dating Contest In Hopes Of Finding His Sister A Husband

Dating contests make for popular television, but they haven't proven quite as successful in sparking long-term romance.

Nonetheless, a bevy of bachelors will by competing for the hand of Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, reports WPLG.

In addition to being a close relative of the nation's most powerful person, Yo-jong serves as a member of the country's influential Central Committee.

Given her high profile position in the land, not just any guy will do.

Photos of Kim Yo-Jong, Kim Jong-Un's sister:

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Kim Jong-un to hold dating contest in hopes of finding his sister a husband
People watch a TV news program showing Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. North Korea has revealed that Kim is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, strengthening analysts' views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the country. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A TV news program shows Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. North Korea has revealed that Kim is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, strengthening analysts' views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the country. The letters read "Kim Jong Un's sister". (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches parade participants from a balcony at the Kim Il Sung Square on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans celebrated the country's newly completed ruling-party congress with a massive civilian parade featuring floats bearing patriotic slogans and marchers with flags and pompoms. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves at parade participants at the Kim Il Sung Square on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans celebrated the country's newly completed ruling-party congress with a massive civilian parade featuring floats bearing patriotic slogans and marchers with flags and pompoms. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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According to The Week, Kim Jong-un, who will be overseeing the event, has already set up minimum qualifications.

Those include standing over 5 feet 10 inches, having served in the North Korean military, and attendance at Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung University.

Notably, according to The Sun, the dictator held a similar competition in 2012, but none of the candidates were deemed worthy.

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