Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, sent a flower basket to Friendship Tower on October 21, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the entry of the Chinese People’s Volunteers into the Korean front.
The guards of honour of the Korean People’s Army lined up at the tower.
The national anthems of the People’s Republic of China and the DPRK were played.
A flower basket bearing the name of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was laid at the tower.
Written on the ribbon of the flower basket were letters “The Martyrs of the Chinese People’s Volunteers Will Be Immortal”.
Also placed at the tower were flower baskets in the names of the WPK Central Committee, the WPK Central Military Commission, the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, the Cabinet of the DPRK and the KPA.
Present at the ceremony was Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee.
Kim Su Gil, Thae Hyong Chol, Ri Ryong Nam and Kim Yong Hwan, members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, Ri Chang Gun, deputy department director of the WPK Central Committee, Pak Myong Ho, vice minister of Foreign Affairs, and Pak Kyong Il, vice-chairman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries who doubles as the chairman of the DPRK-China Friendship Association, were present there.
The participants paid a silent tribute to the memory of the CPV martyrs who set a true example in displaying noble internationalism and fraternal friendship by dedicating their valuable lives, and looked round the tower.