ACJA president Zhang Yannong (1st R) meets with a DPRK delegation of the Journalists Union of Korea headed by Cha Sung Su, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Journalists Union of Korea (Photo source: ACJA/Feng Zhenyu)
Zhang Yannong, president of the All-China Journalists Association (ACJA) , met with a DPRK delegation headed by Cha Sung Su, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Journalists Union of Korea, in Beijing, China, June 6.
Zhang warmly welcomed the delegation's visit during the year of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and DPRK and the founding of the People's Republic of China.
He said the friendship between China and the DPRK is rooted deeply in their people's heart.
Just on this day, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang for a state visit to the DPRK, he said.
The delegation's visit shows the friendship between the two parties and countries has achieved steady progress in a new era, he added.
Zhang wished the delegation's visit a full success.
He said that media playa role in consolidating the 70 years of China-DPRK traditional friendship.
He also emphasized that as the bridge connecting the two sides, ACJA and the Journalists Union of Korea take the responsibility to broaden media communication so as to promote an even greater achievement in the traditional friendship and the relations between the two parties and countries.
Cha thanked ACJA for inviting the delegation to visit China.
Started by the two countries' older generation of leaders, the two sides have consolidated a strong friendship through efforts of generations of leaders.
He said that journalists of the two countries should work together to create a beautiful future for the traditional friendship.
Under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee, the Chinese people are endeavoring to achieve the Two-Centenary Goals.
The delegation wants to learn from the achievements and experience of the Chinese people and spread it to the DPRK people.
Tian Yuhong, executive secretary of ACJA, attended the meeting.