Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un receives congratulations from Syrian President

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un on his election as general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea.

The Syrian President in the message offered him heartfelt, warmest congratulations on his own behalf and on behalf of the Syrian Arab people on the convening of the Eighth Congress of the WPK and his election as general secretary of the Party.

The WPK has achieved victories and successes in a long historic course and played the guiding role in the progress and development of the DPRK, he said, adding it will serve as a solid foundation for achieving greater victories in the future struggle.

His election as WPK general secretary shows that he enjoys great support of all the Korean people who are faithful to the great ideology and principle of the Party, he stressed.

He wished the DPRK leader and the WPK continued success in the work for the well-being of the people of the country.