Wreaths were laid before the Friendship Tower on Friday, the 69th anniversary of the entry of the Chinese People’s Volunteers(CPV) into the Korean Front.
Present at the wreath-laying ceremony were Thae Hyong Chol, Vice-President of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly(SPA), Ri Chang Gun, Vice Department Director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea(WPK), Ri Kil Song, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, officials concerned and working people in the city.
Zhang Chenggang, Charge d’ Affaires ad interim, and staff members of the Chinese Embassy, Chinese guests, students and residents in the DPRK were on hand.
Placed at the tower was a wreath in the joint name of the WPK Central Committee, the SPA Presidium and the Cabinet of the DPRK.
Also laid were wreaths in the names of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of People’s Security, the Ministry of External Economic Relations, the Ministry of Culture, the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, the DPRK-China Friendship Association, the Pyongyang City Committee of the WPK, the Pyongyang City People’s Committee, the Chinese Embassy here, etc.
On the same day, wreaths were laid at the cemeteries and graves of the CPV martyrs in Kaesong City, Hoechang County and Anju City of South Phyongan Province, etc.