Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, visited the Republic of Singapore on June 10 and met its Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Presidential Palace.
Present there were Kim Yong Chol and Ri Su Yong, vice-chairmen of the Central Committee of the WPK, and No Kwang Chol, minister of the People’s Armed Forces.
Present there from the Singaporean side were Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister of Education Ong Ye Kung, Maliki Bin Osman, senior minister of State for foreign affairs and defence, and the senior minister of State for culture, community, youth, trade and industry.
Kim Jong Un, the respected Supreme Leader of the party, the state and the army of the DPRK, exchanged warm greetings with the prime minister, made an entry in the visitors’ book and had a friendly talk with him.
Telling that he was very pleased to visit the magnificent and beautiful Republic of Singapore, Kim Jong Un extended his heartfelt greetings and best wishes to the government and people of Singapore on behalf of the government of the DPRK and the Korean people.
He expressed deep thanks to the Singaporean government for its sincere cooperation of providing all conditions and best conveniences for the historic DPRK-U.S. summit meeting and talks.
Thanking the DPRK for selecting his country as the venue for the DPRK-U.S. summit talks, the prime minister of Singapore expressed expectation that the historic summit talks would offer an important occasion in achieving peace and stability of the Korean peninsula.
Mentioned at the talk were the issues of developing the bilateral relations in an all-round way by invigorating wide-ranging exchange and cooperation while maintaining the excellent relations and deepening the friendly relations between the two countries.
The talk proceeded in an amicable and friendly atmosphere.