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Courtesy call on President of DPRK : Medal Decoration to NJA Chief

01 January, 2012

Courtesy call on President of DPRK : Medal Decoration to NJA Chief
Kathmandu: / President of Nepal Journalists Association (NJA) Mr. Manju Ratna Sakya and his wife Subha Laxmi Sakya had a Courtesy call on His Excellency Mr. KIM YONG NAM, President of the Supreme People’s Assembly at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on 8th Sep. 2008 at 2 p.m.

 

On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the DPRK, NJA Chief and Mrs. Sakya attended grand Banquet (Grand Dinner) hosted by His Excellency Mr. KIM YONG NAM, President of the Supreme People’s Assembly on 9th Sep. 2008 at Mansudae Hall of Pyongyang.

 

The NJA Chief Mr. Sakya presented the “Nepal International Peace Award” of His Excellency The Great Leader of the Korean People KIM JONG IL to H.E. Mr. Yang Hyong Sop, Vice President of Supreme People’s Assembly at the special function in Mansudae Hall of Pyongyang on 7th Sept. 2008. This prestigious award was unanimously decided to deliver to His Excellency The Great Leader KIM JONG IL, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the National Defence Commission of DPRK and Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army by NJA on 28th April 2008 in Kathmandu.

 

Likewise, Vice-President of the Presidium of Supreme People’s Assembly His Excellency Mr.Yong Hyong Sop decorated the highest Friendship Medal to NJA Chief Mr. Manju Ratna Sakya amidst a special function at Mansudae Assembly Hall at 9.30 a.m. on 7th Sept. 2008.

 

Mr. Sakya is the First Nepali, who was decorated twice by DPRK Government. The first Medal was decorated to him on 17th Feb. 2007 in Pyongyang. NJA Chief Mr. Sakya was decorated this highest Friendship Medals for his continuous contribution to strengthen the friendly relations between Nepal and DPRK.

 

On 8th Sept. 2008, NJA Chief and Mrs. Sakya also met Comrade Kim Ki Nam, Secretary of C.C of the Workers Party of Korea at Korean T.V. Centre in Pyongyang.

 

Mr. & Mrs. Sakya also attended in the program of special report of the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of DPRK which was presented by H.E. KIM YONG IL Prime Minister of DPRK on 8th Sept. 2008. Likewise The NJA President & Mrs. Sakya also attended at the banquet dinner hosted by Mr. Mun Jae Chol acting Chairman of the Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries of DPRK on 10th Sept. 2008. At the dinner Mr. Sakya expressed good health, long life and prosperity of The great Leader His Excellency KIM JONG IL.

 

During their stay in Pyongyang. NJA President Mr. and Mrs. Sakya left Pyongyang after the successful visit of DPRK. Both of them visited DPRK at the official invitation of Govt. of DPRK from 6th Sept. 2008. After visit to DPRK both of them visited Beijing and met the Chinese Journalists also.


They arrived in Kathmandu on 13th Sept. 2008 from Bangkok.