Reception Given for Lao Party Delegation

Date: 10/09/2019 | Source: KCNA.co.jp (English) | Read original version at source

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Pyongyang, September 10 (KCNA) -- The Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) hosted a reception at the Paekhwawon State Guest House in welcome of the visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea by the delegation of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP).
Present there on invitation were members of the delegation of the LPRP led by Phankham Viphavanh, member of the Political Bureau and permanent secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the LPRP and vice-president of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Present there were Ri Su Yong, member of the Political Bureau and vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the WPK, Cha Hui Rim, chairman of the Pyongyang City People's Committee who doubles as chairman of the DPRK-Laos Friendship Association, Ryu Myong Son, vice department director of the WPK Central Committee, Ri Kil Song, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, and officials concerned.

Ri Su Yong said in a speech made at the reception that the Korean people are rejoiced over the successes made by the Lao people in the struggle to consolidate the system of people's democracy and defend the gains of revolution under the leadership of the party as over their own.

He expressed the will to further develop the comradely and strategic relations of friendship and cooperation between the two parties and the two countries in the future, too.

Phankham Viphavanh extended thanks to the Korean Party, government and people in the name of the Lao party, government and people for expressing great support for and solidarity with the Lao people in their struggle for national salvation and socialist construction.

We will always make every possible effort to set store by the friendly and cooperative relations with the DPRK and further develop them.

He expressed the belief that the fraternal Korean people would register greater successes in the building of a powerful socialist country by fully implementing the decision made at the 7th Congress of the WPK under the leadership of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.

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