DPRK-China Friendship Spring Gathering Held

The 2019 DPRK-China friendship spring gathering took place at the Taedonggang Diplomatic Club on Thursday in the joint name of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, the DPRK-China Friendship Association, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and the Chinese embassy here.

Present at the gathering were Ri Kil Song, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, Pak Chun Sik, vice-minister of Culture, Pak Kyong Il, vice-chairman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and chairman of the DPRK-China Friendship Association, members of the Association, officials concerned, Li Jinjun, Chinese ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the DPRK, and his embassy members, a culture and art delegation from Jilin Province, China and Chinese guests.

The participants looked round photos introducing showplaces of Jilin Province, China and customs of the people and had a better understanding of intangible cultural heritages.

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Film Show Marks Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un‘s First Visit to China

A film show was held at the Taedongmun Cinema on Wednesday in the joint name of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, the DPRK-China Friendship Association, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and the Chinese embassy here to mark the first anniversary of the historic first visit to China paid by Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Present there were Kim Jong Suk, chairwoman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, Ri Chang Gun, vice department director of the C.C., Workers’ Party of Korea, members of the DPRK-China Friendship Association, officials concerned and working people in Pyongyang.

It was also attended by Li Jinjun, Chinese ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the DPRK, and his embassy members and the visiting culture and art delegation from Jilin Province, China and Chinese guests.

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DPRK-China Friendship Spring Concert Given by Chinese Artistes

A DPRK-China friendship spring concert was given by the Chinese artistes at the Ponghwa Art Theatre on Wednesday in the joint name of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, the DPRK-China Friendship Association, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and the Chinese embassy here to mark the first anniversary of the historic first visit to China paid by Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Among the audience were Jon Kwang Ho, vice-premier of the Cabinet, Pak Chun Nam, minister of Culture, Ri Chang Gun, vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and others, members of the DPRK-China Friendship Association, officials concerned and working people in the city.

Chinese ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the DPRK Li Jinjun and his embassy members, Chinese guests staying here and Chinese residents here watched the concert.

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Cambodian King, Great Queen Send Large Floral Baskets to DPRK Embassy

Cambodian king Norodom Sihamoni and great queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk sent large floral baskets to the DPRK embassy in Phnom Penh on February 12 with the approach of the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il.

Upon the authorization by the king and the great queen, a delegation of the Cambodian Ministry of Royal Palace led by Kong Sam Ol, deputy prime minister for Royal Palace, laid the floral baskets before the portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il and paid tribute to them.

Greetings to Serbian PM

DPRK premier Pak Pong Ju sent a message of greetings on Friday to Ana Branibic, prime minister of the Republic of Serbia, on its national day.

Expressing conviction that the friendly relations between the two countries will grow strong in the common interests of their peoples, the message wished the prime minister success in her work for the country’s development and people’s welfare.

On the same day, DPRK foreign minister Ri Yong Ho sent a message of greetings to Ivica Dacic, first deputy prime minister and foreign minister of the Republic of Serbia, on its national day.