Damascus, SANA-The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry held on Sunday a farewell ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus for Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Damascus Jang Myong Ho on occasion of ending his diplomatic mission in Syria.
Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad awarded the Order of Merit of Excellent Degree to Ambassador Myong Ho as a gesture of appreciation for his efforts to enhance relations between the two countries.
In a speech during the ceremony, Mikdad stressed that the relations between Syria and the DPRK have witnessed a significant progress and flourished thanks to the efforts exerted by Ambassador Myong Ho.
“ Strong ties between the two countries represent a true guarantee to further strengthen the friendship and cooperation, particularly in the framework of the war against terrorism,” Mikdad said.
The DPRK Ambassador, in turn, affirmed that the terrorist attacks on the DPRK embassy in Damascus haven’t been able to undermine its will and determination to continue backing Syrian in its righteous cause in facing terrorism till eliminating it.
He congratulated the Syrian Arab Army over the victories it has achieved, considering that all the successes made by Syria represent a success to his country.
Myong Ho said that providing all types of support and solidarity to Syria in its just cause is one of the principles of the DPRK leadership and people.
“Thanks to that support, I was able to perform my tasks in a way that strengthens the bilateral relations between our two friendly countries.” The Ambassador concluded.
R. Jazaeri/ Ghossoun