Kim Yong Nam Meets Italian Guests

Kim Yong Nam, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, had a talk at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Friday with President Impagliazzo Marco of the Community of Santegidio, an Italian organization for humanitarian cooperation, and his party, when they paid a courtesy call on him.

Kim Yong Nam Receives Credentials from Finnish Ambassador

Kim Yong Nam, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, received credentials from Suominen Eero Antero, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Finland to the DPRK, and had a talk with him at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Thursday.

Swedish Embassy Gives Reception

The Swedish embassy here hosted a reception on Wednesday to mark Lucia Day, a folk holiday of Sweden.

Present there on invitation were Im Chon Il, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, So Ho Won, vice-chairman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, officials concerned and members of foreign diplomatic and international bodies here.

On hand were Swedish ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the DPRK Jonas Michael Wendel and embassy officials.

Congratulations to Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe

Pak Pong Ju, premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, in his message on Monday, congratulated Jorge Lopes Bom Jesus upon his appointment as prime minister and head of the government of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.

Expressing belief that the friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries would as ever grow stronger in the common interests of the peoples of the two countries, the message wished the prime minister success in his responsible work for the stability of the country and its socio-economic development.