Kim Jong Un sends congratulations to Lao party leader

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a congratulatory message to Bounnang Vorachith, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and president of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), on Monday.

In the message the Supreme Leader extended warm congratulations and comradely greeting to the general secretary and the fraternal and friendly party, government and people of Laos on the occasion of the 44th founding anniversary of the LPDR.

He said that for the past 44 years since its foundation, the LPDR has firmly safeguarded the gains of the revolution and achieved great successes in the work for developing the country and improving the people's standard of living despite all challenges and hardships under the correct leadership of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

Expressing the belief that the traditional relations of friendship and cooperation between the two parties and two countries will steadily develop in the joint struggle for accomplishing the cause of socialism, he sincerely wished the general secretary good health and greater success in his responsible work.

(KCNA - December 2, 2019)