Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a message of greeting to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and president of the People's Republic of China (PRC), on Sunday.
The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un in his message extended warm congratulations on behalf of the WPK, the DPRK government and all the Korean people to General Secretary Xi Jinping and the CPC, the PRC government and the fraternal Chinese people on the 74th founding anniversary of the PRC.
After the founding of the PRC, the Chinese people have vigorously strived for building socialism and achieving the prosperity of the nation, while overcoming all sorts of challenges and difficulties, rallied close behind the CPC, the message said, and went on:
Over the last 10-odd years, the CPC with you, the general secretary, as its core has made remarkable successes in the cause of the party and state building by uniting and inspiring the entire party and people under the banner of the socialist idea with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
Our party, government and people are rejoiced over all the achievements made by the Chinese party, government and people as over our own.
I am sure that the fraternal Chinese people will make fresh success in the struggle for building a modern socialist state in all aspects and safeguarding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country under your leadership.
The DPRK and China have always and invariably supported and encouraged in the long course of defending and glorifying socialism.
I, together with you, will strive to consolidate and develop the DPRK-China friendly relations, which have entered a new historic period, in accordance with the aspiration and desire of the peoples of the two countries and to safeguard peace and stability in the region and the rest of the world.
I sincerely wish you good health and greater success in your responsible work for the party and state, the PRC prosperity and the Chinese people happiness.