Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, received a message of greeting from Cyril Ramaphosa, president of the Republic of South Africa, on August 19.
The message said:
On the auspicious occasion of the celebration of the Day of the Foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 9 September 2021, the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa join me in conveying to Your Excellency; to the Government and people of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, our warmest greetings and sincere congratulations.
May I take this opportunity to express the wish for Your Excellency’s good health and also reaffirm our desire to further enhance and consolidate the excellent bond of friendship that exists between our countries.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.