Head of WPK Delegation Meets General Secretary of C.C., LPRP

Pyongyang, March 31 (KCNA) -- Kim Song Nam, alternate member of the Political Bureau and director of the International Department of the C.C., Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) who is on a visit to Laos as head of a WPK delegation, paid a courtesy call on Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the C.C., Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and president of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, on March 29.

Thongloun Sisoulith expressed deep thanks to Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, for having sent congratulatory messages and beautiful floral baskets on the founding anniversary of the LPRP and other major occasions and asked Kim Song Nam to convey his warm greetings to the General Secretary.

Kim Song Nam courteously conveyed warm greetings and verbal letter from the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un to Thongloun Sisoulith.

Kim Song Nam said that the DPRK-Laos friendly relations are ceaselessly developing under the deep care of Kim Jong Un and Thongloun Sisoulith, expressing the stand of the WPK to hasten the victory of the socialist cause and ramp up the comradely and strategic cooperation and joint struggle with Laos on the road of achieving genuine international justice.

Thongloun Sisoulith said that he highly appreciated the verbal letter from Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, and he was much impressed by it, adding this serves as an important occasion in developing the friendly relations between the parties and peoples of the two countries onto a new high level.

Noting that he is eyeing the DPRK undergoing rapid development under the energetic and seasoned leadership of General Secretary Kim Jong Un, he expressed belief that many successes would be made in boosting the relations between the two parties and the two countries based on the idea of socialism.

He stressed that the LPRP and the government and people of Laos attaching great importance to the development of bilateral relations are grateful to the WPK and the government and people of the DPRK for their warm support and encouragement to Laos in its efforts to save the nation, defend the country and accomplish the cause of nation building.

Expressing belief that the Korean people would attain the goal of building a powerful socialist country, true to the will of Comrade Kim Il Sung and Comrade Kim Jong Il, under the guidance of the WPK headed by Comrade Kim Jong Un, holding high the banner of the Juche idea, he heartily wished Comrade Kim Jong Un good health and bigger success in his work for leading the Party, the government and the people.

The talk proceeded in a comradely and friendly atmosphere.

Present there were members of the WPK delegation, the DPRK ambassador to Laos, the secretary who doubles as the secretary general of the Central Committee of the LPRP, the chairperson of the Committee for External Affairs of the LPRP and others. -0-

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