PYONGYANG, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), met Chinese Minister of Public Security Meng Jianzhu here on Monday.
Kim said it was the consistent stand of the Worker's Party of Korea (WPK) and the government and the firm will of the people to develop the traditional DPRK-China friendship generation after generation.
The DPRK is sincerely happy to see the great achievement China has made and wish that the Chinese people make even more progress, Kim said.
Meng, also a State Councilor, said the traditional friendship between the two neighboring countries has strengthened through the ages. He expressed his expectations of inheriting the friendship, deepening communications and cooperation in various areas and promoting the China-DPRK friendship.
Ri Yong Ho, Presidium of Political Bureau of Central Committee of WPK and chief of the Korean People's Army General Staff, also met Meng on the same day.
Ju Sang Song, a member of the Political Bureau of Central Committee of the WPK and Minister of People's Security, met Meng on Sunday. The two achieved consensus on making more efforts to develop cooperation and communications on public security to make active contributions to the traditional China-DPRK friendship. An agreement on cooperation between the the two security ministries was signed after the meeting.
Meng arrived at Pyongyang on Sunday at the invitation of Ju Sang Song.