The party and government delegation of the People’s Republic of China(PRC) led by Li Zhanshu, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the C.C., Communist Party of China and chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the PRC, who is taking part in the celebrations of the 70th birthday of the DPRK as a special envoy of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the C.C., CPC, and president of the PRC, visited the Friendship Tower on Monday.
It was accompanied by Ri Su Yong, member of the Political Bureau and vice-chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee, Ryu Myong Son, vice department director of the WPK Central Committee, Ri Kil Song, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, and staff members of the Chinese embassy here.
A floral basket in the name of the party and government delegation of the PRC was placed at the tower.
The participants observed a moment’s silence in memory of the fallen soldiers of the Chinese People’s Volunteers, who displayed matchless braveness and self-sacrificing spirit in the Korean front against the imperialists’ armed invasion under the banner of resisting America and aiding Korea, safeguarding the home and defending the motherland.
Li Zhanshu wrote in the visitor’s book: The Friendship Tower is a historic witness and eternal symbol of the China-Korea friendship. The Chinese and Korean peoples should cherish deep in mind and inherit and develop the history.
That day the delegation visited Pyongyang Teacher Training College.