The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has commended Nigerian government for consolidating and developing friendly relations between both countries.
The outgoing Ambassador of the DPRK, Mr Jong Yong Chol, made the commendation during a farewell visit to the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama yesterday in Abuja.
He said the DPRK-Nigeria relations began in 1976 and pledged to continue to strengthen the ties as he is leaving the country.
He said he was convinced that the Nigerian Government and people would continue to support the efforts of the Korean people for the improvement of the North-South relations.
Onyeama said Nigeria was glad that North Korea would do everything possible to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula.
He commended Chol for his efforts in promoting relations between Nigeria and North Korea, saying Nigeria looks forward to maintaining good relations with North Korea.