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Kim Il Sung's Birth Anniversary Commemorated Abroad
Pyongyang, April 22 (KCNA) -- Seminars and reading sessions were held in Germany, Colombia, Tanzania, Democratic Congo and Uganda and by the Secretariat of the Pan-African Movement between April 9 and 14 to commemorate the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.

Jairo Gonzalez Trujillo, president of the Group for the Study of the Juche Idea "Kanggye" of Colombia, said that Kim Il Sung provided the historical roots of the Songun politics, an emblem of the dignity and honor of socialist Korea and treasured sword for its invincibility.

Noting that he developed the revolutionary armed forces of Korea into an invincible army and built an independent and powerful defence industry, the speaker stressed that his exploits would shine forever with prospering socialist Korea.

The chief of the Group for the Study of Kimilsungism of Mjumbe University in Morogoro of Tanzania said that Kim Il Sung was the father of all people possessed of rare wisdom, distinguished leadership ability and noble virtues.

Osieno Stephen, executive advisor to the general secretary of the Pan-African Movement, said that the Korean people, closely united around General Secretary Kim Jong Il most successfully carrying forward the idea and cause of the President, would surely build a thriving socialist nation in Korea in the near future.

A message to Kim Jong Il was adopted at the event in Germany.

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