The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on Thursday received Comrade Kim Yong Nam, President of the Supreme Popular Assembly Presidium of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of Workers' Party of Korea (PTC) Central Committee, on an official visit to our country.
During the fraternal meeting, the two leaders reviewed the excellent state of bilateral relations and prospects for their development, agreeing on the importance of maintaining and expanding high-level political dialogue. The Cuban President recalled with satisfaction his recent official visit to the DPRK and conveyed his cordial greetings to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.
Accompanying the distinguished visitor were Pak Tae Song, vice president of the PTC Central Committee; Ma Chol Su, ambassador in our country; Ho Yong Bok, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs; and other members of his delegation.
On the Cuban side, present were Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee; Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra Díaz; and General Director of Bilateral Affairs Emilio Lozada García, as well as other officials of the Foreign Ministry and the Party Central Committee’s Department of International Relations.
Previously, Comrade Kim Yong Nam held official talks with Political Bureau member Salvador Valdés Mesa, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.