THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF MONGOLIA, PUBLIC RELATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION

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2013-04-16




The Ambassador of North Korea presents letter of credence to President Elbegdorj



Today, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to Mongolia Hong Gyu presented a letter of Credence to the President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj. The ceremony of presentation of credentials was followed by brief reception organized in honor of new envoy. At the meeting President Elbegdorj said that this year is the 65th year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and North Korea and noted that the bilateral relationship between the two countries will further strengthen. Mr. Hong Gyu conveyed the greetings of the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un and mentioned of his invitation to visit North Korea. Also, Mr. Hong Gyu noted that North Korea is committed to intensify economic reform. In response, President Elbegdorj expressed Mongolia’s interest to share its experience of economic reform.

At the meeting, both sides exchanged opinion on enhancing partnership in sport and cultural sector and discussed possibilities to bring North Korean basketball, football team and judokas to Mongolia to prepare for the international competitions.
Mr. Hong Gyu said “North Korea may face severe food shortage. Therefore, we ask Mongolia to learn possibilities of delivering food aid to North Korea”.