Pyongyang, October 1 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a message of greeting to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and president the People's Republic of China (PRC), on October 1.
Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un in the message extended warm felicitations and greeting on behalf of the WPK, the government of the DPRK and the Korean people to the general secretary, and through him, to the CPC, the government of the PRC and the fraternal Chinese people on the occasion of the 71st founding anniversary of the PRC.
The message said the Chinese people have registered eye-opening successes in the socialist construction under the sagacious guidance of the CPC for the past 71 years after the birth of new China.
Leading the party, the government and the people of China, the general secretary has brought about a decisive progress in the struggle for building a comprehensively well-off society and completely totally eradicating poverty, and creditably defended the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country in the face of stern challenges at home and abroad, the message pointed out.
The message said that the hostile forces' ever-escalating smears and pressure racket can not bring to collapse the Chinese people's trust in the general secretary and the CPC, deny the successes achieved by socialist China and block the advance of the Chinese people along the road chosen by them.
The message expressed belief that the Chinese people would surely attain the great goals of building a powerful and modern socialist country, united closely around the CPC with the general secretary as its core.
The Supreme Leader also stressed in the message that he and the party and the people of the DPRK will invariably stand by the general secretary, the CPC and the Chinese people in the struggle for accomplishing the joint cause of defending and glorifying socialism gained at the cost of blood.
The Supreme Leader in the message expressed his will to strive, together with the general secretary, to ceaselessly consolidate and develop the invincible DPRK-China friendship which has entered a new historical period.
The message sincerely hoped that the general secretary would achieve bigger successes in his work in good health, expressing best wishes for the prosperity of the PRC and happiness and wellbeing of the Chinese people. -0-