Correction Appended Feb. 27, 2013.

An image of a man walking past a billboard in Korean may very well be the first Instagram photo from a cell phone to be uploaded from the secluded country.

Jean H. Lee, head of the Associated Press’s Korea bureau, snapped this photo earlier this week during a visit to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. Interestingly, the sign welcomes nuclear scientists that have come to North Korea to work in the poor and remote country, according to Lee.

(PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside North Korea)

The photo comes on the heels of a recent announcement that mobile data will be finally made accessible to foreigners before the end of the month through government operator Koryolink. North Korean residents, however, will not be allowed to use the service. As of mid-January, visitors can now bring their cell phones into the country; before…

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