Pyongyang, September 16 (KCNA) — Kim Yong Nam, President of the presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, sent a message of condolence on Sept. 16 to Jiang Zemin, President of the People’s Republic of China, over the death of the former President of the PRC, Yang Shangkun.
Upon hearing the sad news that Yang Shangkun, former President of the PRC, passed away to his regret, Kim Yong Nam in the message expressed deep condolence to President Jiang Zemin and, through him, to the government and people of China and to the bereaved family of the deceased.
“Yang Shangkun was an outstanding leader of the Chinese Party, state and People’s Liberation Army who made great contributions to the liberation of the Chinese people and their socialist revolution and construction,” the message said. “Though he passed away, his feats for the Chinese revolution will remain long.”
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