Since he took over, Trump piled pressure on China to stringently implement the United Nations sanctions which many believe led to Kim agreeing to scale down his nuclear programme leading up to the summit with Trump on June 12.
Japan's Nikkei reported earlier on Tuesday that Kim could visit China as early as Tuesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea was largely hailed a success in Asia, but back home Trump is being met with measured criticism, a development the president noted in a tweet Monday morning.
Ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said Seoul and Beijing share a "strategic goal" in achieving the "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula and that progress in nuclear diplomacy has been facilitating high-level contacts between North Korea and its neighbors.
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He added that unity is a condition for building a formidable nation, without unity, a country is politically vulnerable. Azerbaijani Muslims did not stop fasting even during the Soviet period when all religious holidays were banned.
"Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) visits China from June 19 to 20", Xinhua said.
It marks the third time Kim has visited China since March, when he made his inaugural foreign trip as leader.
He added that the frequency of Kim's visits was "unprecedented".
Editorials have also urged the worldwide community to relieve sanctions against the regime as a reward for denuclearization.
Trump also criticized the "Fake News" media for saying that Trump "gave sooo much to North Korea". Neither China or North Korea have released details about what the trip is for or an itinerary.
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But the home side was all out in quick succession after tea for 300, a lead of 47 on the first innings. Sri Lanka protested by refusing to leave their dressing room for almost 90 minutes.
On 12 June, Mr Trump and Mr Kim signed what the U.S. president called a "comprehensive" agreement. "I$3 hope both North Korea and the U.S. can carry out the outcomes of the leaders' summit and ... work together to push forward the peace process". The agreement provided few details on how the USA and North Korea will achieve these goals.
Stability on the Korean Peninsula and thus along parts of its border, whether that includes denuclearization or not, is of high importance of high importance to China.
Kuhn reports that "North Korean leaders have in past always traveled to China in armored trains, and kept the visit secret until after it was over, apparently because they feared assassination attempts".
The visit shows that China is "key" to the talks, the analyst added. "It is our job to turn it into a complete house", said South Korean First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lim Sung-nam, who also predicted the next major development will likely see USA officials ask Pyongyang to declare all its nuclear programs and facilities.
An announcement could come this week to suspend the major joint military exercises, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports. "[The trip] is about keeping Xi Jinping in the picture after the Singapore Summit", professor Steve Tsang, a political scientist and director of the SOAS China Institute, told Newsweek. "It may be hard for Kim Jong-un to accept", Hua said.
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'When I came in people thought we were probably going to war with North Korea . With tongue in cheek, he added, "I want my people to do the same".
Beijing has repeatedly called for a "suspension for suspension" approach where the North would stop its nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the USA and South Korea halting military exercises.