calendar>>February 7. 2014 Juche 103
New Stamps Issued in DPRK
Pyongyang, February 7 (KCNA) -- New stamps (one sheet and three individuals) were issued in the DPRK to mark the Day of the Shining Star (February 16), General Secretary Kim Jong Il's birthday.

The sheet carries a photo of Kim Jong Il in his days of study at Kim Il Sung University. Seen on its upper part are inscriptions "Commemoration of 72nd birth anniversary of the great leader comrade Kim Jong Il" and "Juche 31 (1942)-Juche 103 (2014)".

The individuals show photos of Kim Jong Il explaining the greatness of President Kim Il Sung's revolutionary idea, guiding a target practice of students of Kim Il Sung University in their military camping and giving field guidance to the then Komdok Mine in the 1970s.

The new stamps remind everyone of the immortal revolutionary life of Kim Jong Il, who conducted energetic activities to defend the idea and cause of the President and achieve the prosperity of the country and happiness of people.

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