Pyongyang, July 13 (KCNA) — Councilor of the State Council of China Tang Jiaxuan, special envoy of Chinese President Hu Jintao, Wednesday visited the Kumsusan Memorial Palace to pay his respects to President Kim Il Sung.
He was accompanied by Wu Donghe, Chinese ambassador to the DPRK, Chen Jinyu, deputy secretary general of the State Council, Wu Dawei, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, Liu Hongcai, deputy head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, An Min, vice-minister of Commerce, Chen Xiaogong, deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the C.C., the CPC, and other suite members.
The guests entered the hall where the immortal revolutionary paean “Song of General Kim Il Sung” was resounding and paid their respects up to the statue of the President who made immortal contributions to the development of the DPRK-China friendship and the cause of global independence, before making sincere bows to him who lies in state.
Then they looked round with deep interests the orders, medals and certificates of honorary titles awarded to him at home and in different countries.
Tang Jiaxuan wrote in a visitor’s book that the President, a close friend of the Chinese people, will be immortal.
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