calendar>>Februar 26. 2010 Juch 99
Kim Jong Il's Birthday Celebrated at DPRK Missions
Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) -- Receptions, book and photo exhibitions, friendly meetings and film shows were arranged at the DPRK missions in Vietnam, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Poland, Britain, France, Austria, Uganda, the Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Nigeria and Mexico and at the DPRK permanent mission at the United Nations and its permanent mission at the UN Office in Geneva and its international organizations between Feb. 8 and 16 to celebrate the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

Displayed in their venues were works of the peerlessly great persons, photos on their undying exploits and books and photos on the invincible might of Songun Korea and the Korean people in the drive to build a great prosperous and powerful socialist nation.

Present there on invitation were personages from different circles in those countries, diplomatic envoys of various countries and representatives of international and regional organizations.

Officials of the DPRK missions were on hand.

Speeches were made at the events.

The permanent vice-chairman of the Commission for External Affairs of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam said that they have always attached importance to the friendly relations and multifaceted cooperation between the two parties, states and peoples and would make every possible effort to further boost them.

The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs and the chairman of the Al Hadi Islam Propaganda Organization of Iran expressed belief that the DPRK would surely emerge a thriving nation in the near future under the wise leadership of Kim Jong Il.

The general secretary of the Central Committee of the New Communist Party of Britain said that the Korean people are unswervingly advancing along the road of independence despite the pressure and sanctions imposed by the imperialists. Our Party will stand firm by the side of the Workers' Party of Korea and the people of the DPRK struggling under the guidance of Kim Jong Il, he declared.

The general secretary of the C.C., the People's Socialist Party of Mexico stressed that the undying exploits performed by Kim Jong Il for the Korean revolution and the cause of global independence would remain long.

Appreciated at the film shows were "The Tower of the Juche Idea", "Fireworks for a Thriving Nation" and other Korean films.

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