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Pak Pong Ju Meets Jia Qinglin

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Beijing, March 23 (KCNA Correspondent) -- Premier of the DPRK Cabinet Pak Pong Ju on an official goodwill visit to China had a friendly talk with Jia Qinglin, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, at the Great Hall of the People on March 23. Present there were Vice-Premier Ro Tu Chol, Chairman of the State Planning Commission Kim Kwang Rin, Minister of Foreign Trade Rim Kyong Man, DPRK Ambassador to China Choe Jin Su, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Hyong Jun, Vice-Minister of Agriculture Kim Hyok Jin, Vice-Minister of Chemical Industry Han Sung Jun and other suite members.
    On hand were Chinese Ambassador to the DPRK Wu Donghe, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Wu Dawei and other officials concerned.
    Pak Pong Ju conveyed greetings from leader Kim Jong Il to Jia Qinglin.
    After expressing thanks for this, Jia asked Pak to convey his greetings to Kim Jong Il. Steadily consolidating and developing the Sino-Korean friendly relations accords with the fundamental interests of the two peoples and is beneficial to the peace and stability of the region, he noted, stating that the Chinese people would further develop the friendly ties between the two countries in a spirit of inheriting tradition, facing the future, continuing good neighborliness and enhancing cooperation.

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