Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, received a personal letter from Thongloun Sisoulith, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
The letter said:
I express heartfelt thanks to the respected Kim Jong Un for having sent a verbal message to inform me of the holding of the Eighth Congress of the WPK and sincerely congratulate you once again on the good successes of the Eighth Congress of the WPK.
I think it very glad and highly praise that the friendly relations between Laos and the DPRK with a long tradition provided by the preceding leaders have been continuously strengthened and developed even in the complicated regional and international situation and challenges in the past.
Tongloun Sisoulith gave a detailed information of the holding of the Eleventh Congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party held from January the 13th to the 15th and continued:
The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party will continue to maintain the external policy of peace, independence, friendship, development and cooperation. I express the firm will that the Lao Party and government will always make all efforts to value the relations of friendship and cooperation between the two Parties, two states and peoples of Laos and the DPRK with a long tradition and based on the comradely and fraternal friendship and further strengthen and develop them.
Expressing his sincere hope to meet Kim Jong Un, Tongloun Sisoulith invited Kim Jong Un to visit the Lao People’s Democratic Republic at convenient time.
Tongloun Sisoulith sincerely wished Kim Jong Un good health and happiness as well as success in his noble work to lead the struggle of the WPK and the Korean people for carrying out the decisions made at the Eighth Congress of the WPK.