calendar>>October 30. 2009 Juche 98
Centenary of Kim Il Sung's Birth to Be Commemorated
Pyongyang, October 30 (KCNA) -- Turkish and Japanese preparatory committees were inaugurated on Oct. 19 and 24 to commemorate the centenary of birth of President Kim Il Sung.

Esin Ozbey, chairperson of the Turkey-Korea Friendship Association, and Sumiko Shimizu, representative of the Japanese Women's Society for Solidarity with the Korean Women, were elected chairpersons of the preparatory committees.

The Turkish committee decided to widely introduce the greatness of Kim Il Sung and hold colorful events conducive to developing the friendly relations between the two countries.

The Japanese committee decided to widely organize colorful political and cultural events in high praise of the President's immortal exploits for the human cause of independence and edit and release the records of impressions of those who had some connection with him until April 2012.

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