Xi Jinping Sends Congratulatory Message to DPRK's Top Leader Kim Jong-un on DPRK's 75th Founding Anniversary
On September 9, 2023, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and Chairman of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un on the 75th anniversary of the DPRK's founding.
Xi Jinping pointed out that under the strong leadership of the WPK and with the unremitting efforts of the DPRK people, new achievements have been made in the development of the socialist cause of the country over the past 75 years. In recent years, Comrade General Secretary has led the WPK and the people of the DPRK in fully implementing the major resolutions of the 8th WPK Congress and the plenary sessions of the 8th Central Committee, focusing on economic development and improvement of people's livelihood, and has achieved important results. Xi Jinping expressed his confidence that under the leadership of Comrade General Secretary and the WPK, the brotherly DPRK people will continuously advance the socialist cause of the country for new development and lift it to a new level.
Xi Jinping emphasized that China and the DPRK are friendly neighbors linked by the same mountain and river. The traditional friendship between China and the DPRK, forged and nurtured by the older generations of leaders of both parties and countries, has taken deep roots in the hearts of the two peoples and grown ever stronger over time. Xi Jinping noted that he and Comrade General Secretary have met five times in recent years, maintained close communication in various forms, and jointly led the traditional friendly and cooperative relations between China and the DPRK into a new era. He noted that the world is undergoing accelerating momentous changes unseen in a century. No matter how the international and regional situations may change, it remains the unswerving position of the CPC and the Chinese government to safeguard, consolidate and grow the traditional friendly and cooperative relations with the DPRK. Under the new circumstances, China is ready to work with the DPRK to strengthen strategic communication, deepen practical cooperation, and advance the China-DPRK relations in pace with the times for greater development, so as to bring more benefits to the two peoples and make greater contributions to safeguarding regional peace, stability, development and prosperity.