Pyongyang, April 13 (KCNA) — Ismail Ahmed Mohamed Hasan, Palestinian ambassador to the DPRK, gave a reception at his embassy on Wednesday on the occasions of the Day of the Sun (the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung) and the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and Palestine.
Present there on invitation were Ri Su Yong, minister of Foreign Affairs, Ju Yong Gil, chairman of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea and chairman of the DPRK-Palestine Friendship Association, Pak Kun Gwang, vice department director of the C.C., the Workers’ Party of Korea, So Ho Won, vice-chairman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, and other officials concerned.
The Palestinian ambassador in a speech referred to the feats of President Kim Il Sung who set a revolutionary example in the national liberation struggle of the oppressed people in colonies for freedom and independence.
The people and leadership of Palestine will make positive efforts to boost the friendly and cooperative relations between the peoples of the two countries, the ambassador noted.
He wished the Korean people success in the struggle for building a thriving socialist nation under the wise guidance of Marshal Kim Jong Un.
Ri Su Yong said that Kim Il Sung is always alive in the minds of the Korean people and progressive mankind as he pioneered the Juche revolution and laid the eternal foundation for the triumphant advance of the era of independence.
The relations between the two countries are the historic and traditional ones of friendship and cooperation provided by President Kim Il Sung and former President Yasser Arafat, he noted.
He said the Korean people will as ever extend invariable support and solidarity to the just cause of the Palestinian people.
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