Mr. Jon Tong Chol, Ambassador of Democratic Individuals’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Nigeria, on Thursday referred to as for nearer working relations with Nigeria.
He made the decision in his tackle on the reception organised to mark the 107th birthday of Kim Il Sung, by the embassy in Abuja.
Jon, who spoke by Mr. Kim Chin Il, First Secretary of the Embassy, an interpreter, mentioned though DPRK had established relationship with Nigeria, a lot might be accomplished to deepen it.
In line with him, DPRK and Nigeria have lengthy standing relationship owing to the platform created by Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the nation’s founding fathers.
“The standard relationship of friendship and cooperation between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and DPKR have additional been consolidated and developed.
“We sincerely want Nigerian folks larger success in sustaining peace and safety, and in consolidating the nationwide unity and making the nation affluent beneath the management of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“There are various areas that we are able to nonetheless work collectively; it should not be restricted to only economic system and tradition.
“Our bilateral relations could be additional expanded to different areas, resembling safety, medical companies and we’re working with the Nigerian Authorities to search out methods to develop our lengthy standing friendship,” he mentioned
The envoy described Kim Sung as nice chief who had contributed in direction of constructing the nation into highly effective unbiased socialist state with self-reliance and self defence.
He additionally mentioned that Sung supported and inspired the battle for constructing of latest society of the progressive folks over the world together with African international locations.
“That’s the reason not solely Korean folks, however progressive folks the world over reward him, because the everlasting Solar and have a good time his birthday additionally because the day of the Solar.”
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) report that the highpoint of the occasion was the laying of wreaths by the individuals in commemoration of the anniversary.