Lao News Agency
On April 12, H.E Choummaly Sayasone, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People’ s Revolutionary Party and President of the Lao People’ s Democratic Republic sent a message of congratulations to Kim Jong Un over his election as first secretary of the Workers Party of Korea.
The message said:
I, on behalf of the Central Committee of the Lao People’ s Revolutionary Party and members of the party and on my own behalf, extend warm congratulations to you upon your election as first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
Your election to the top post of the WPK is an expression of absolute belief of the party, state and all the service personnel and fraternal Korean people that you would inherit the cause of the leaders and lead the defence and construction of socialist Korea.
I am firmly convinced that the fraternal Korean people will register greater and fresh achievements in building a thriving socialist Korea and accelerating the peaceful reunification of the country in line with the Juche idea and Songun under the wise leadership of the WPK headed by you.
Availing myself of this auspicious occasion, I would like to hope that the traditional relations of friendship between the parties, states and peoples of Laos and the DPRK will be everlasting and continue developing in the interests of the two peoples.
I wish you happiness in good health and success in accomplishing your noble cause.
*note: Original can be found here.