Reception and Meeting with Naguib Sawiris

Chang Song-taek (L) and Kim Chong-il pose for a commemorative photograph with Orascom Telecom Holding chairman and chief executive officer, Naguib Sawiris (C) Photo: KCNA

KCNA report from 24 January 2011:

Kim Jong Il Receives Egyptian Businessman

 

[KCNA, January 24, 2011]

 

Pyongyang – Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, Sunday [ 23 January] received Naguib Sawiris, chairman and CEO of the Orascom Telecom Holding of Egypt, on a visit to the DPRK.

 

Present there was Jang Song Thaek, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the WPK and vice-chairman of the NDC.

 

Kim Jong Il received a gift from him.

 

He thanked him for the gift and warmly welcomed his DPRK visit taking place at a time when Orascom’s investment is making successful progress in different fields of the DPRK, including tele-communications.

 

He had a cordial talk with him.

 

After receiving him, Kim Jong Il hosted a dinner for him.

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