Top DPRK leader congratulates President Xi on CPC anniversary
Updated: 2016-07-01 15:06
President Xi Jinping and other senior leaders Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli join an audience of more than 3,000 at the concert "Eternal Faith" marking the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, June 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]
PYONGYANG - Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un on Thursday sent a congratulatory message to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the state media KCNA reported.
Kim said that the "CPC is conducting a vigorous struggle to strengthen the party, keep social stability, achieve sustainable development of economy and build a comprehensively well-off society."
He wished the Chinese people greater success in their efforts to build a socialism with Chinese characteristics and realizing prosperity of the Chinese nation under the leadership of the CPC.
"We have willingness to develop together with the Chinese comrades the DPRK-China friendship with long historical roots as required by the new century and thus promote socialist construction in both countries and defend peace and security in Northeast Asia," Kim said in the message.
July 1 marks the 95th anniversary of the founding of the CPC.