Thursday, July 29, 2010

Lao President on Relations with DPRK-KCNA

Lao President on Relations with DPRK

Pyongyang, July 28 (KCNA) -- Choummaly Saynasone, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and president of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, met and had a friendly talk at the Presidency on July 26 with a DPRK delegation headed by Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun on a visit to Laos.

The president said he was pleased with the great achievements made by the Korean people in defending the country and building socialism under the wise leadership of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

He expressed conviction that the Korean people would certainly fling open the gate to a thriving nation in 2012, the centenary of birth of President Kim Il Sung.
Noting that President Kaysone Phomvihane and President Kim Il Sung provided the traditional friendly relations between Laos and the DPRK, he said that Laos sets great store by these ties.

He reiterated the efforts of Laos to boost the cooperation between the two countries in the future, too.

Bouasone Bouphavanh, prime minister of Laos, also met and conversed with the DPRK delegation on the same day.

The prime minister said that the traditional friendly relations between the two countries are steadily growing stronger under the care of Choummaly Saynasone and Kim Jong Il.

He stressed that Laos supports the peace, stability and reunification of the Korean Peninsula, hoping that the bilateral relations of economic cooperation would expand under the mutual concern.