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 Chinese embassy here at 6:30 a.m. Monday to express his deep sympathy over an unexpected bus overturn accident that claimed heavy casualties among Chinese tourists to the DPRK.
He expressed heartfelt sympathy and deep condolences to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People’s Republic of China, the party and government of China and the bereaved families of the victims.
He said that the unexpected accident brought bitter sorrow to his heart and that he couldn’t control his grief at the thought of the bereaved families who lost their blood relatives.
The Korean people take the tragic accident as their own misfortune, he said, stressing that the party and government of the DPRK would take follow-up measures with utmost sincerity with a wish to alleviate the pain of the bereaved families even a bit.
Ambassador Li Jinjun, hardly repressing his deep impression over the fact that Chairman Kim Jong Un personally visited the embassy early at dawn, busy as his schedule was, and expressed heartfelt condolences and sympathy, said that he would immediately report it to General Secretary Xi Jinping and the Chinese party and government and convey it to the bereaved families as it is.
The ambassador said that they came to realize once again how much Chairman Kim Jong Un, the party, government and people of the DPRK value the traditional China-DPRK friendship, adding that this has been evidently proven again to be unbreakable and great friendship. He stressed that they would closely cooperate with the Korean comrades in taking follow-up measures over the accident.
The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the hospital on Monday evening and personally learned about the treatment of the wounded.
He called on the wounded and warmly sympathized with them and consulted the future treatment with medical workers of the government hospital while learning about the conditions of patients.
The ambassador and staff members of the Chinese embassy here repeatedly expressed gratitude to Chairman Kim Jong Un for showing deep care and personally taking detailed measures as regards the recent sudden accident though he is busy with his important political schedule.