Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju were invited to a luncheon hosted by Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan at Yangyuanzhai of the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 27.
Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan warmly greeted Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju upon their arrival at Yangyuanzhai.
Yangyuanzhai is an old cultural site built in 1773 as a special palace of Qing Emperor Qianlong. It is a time-honored place where President Kim Il Sung deepened friendly feelings with the preceding leaders of China.
Kim Jong Un together with Ri Sol Ju exchanged warm greetings with Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan and had a souvenir photo taken with them.
He expressed thanks for having arranged a special luncheon in a homey atmosphere and invited them to it, and had meaningful talk with Xi Jinping.
At the talk the supreme leaders of the two parties and two countries unreservedly talked about their own opinions and views on many diverse issues, deepening friendship.
Then, Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan told Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju about tea culture of China, and guided them to the luncheon hall.
The luncheon hall where Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju sat face to face with Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan was overflowing with a harmonious and intimate atmosphere from its beginning to the end.
That day Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju presented gifts to Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan prepared by them with sincerity.
At the end of the luncheon Kim Jong Un once again expressed thanks to Xi Jinping for the warm hospitality during the visit, and exchanged farewells with him.