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Day of Shining Star Marked by Koreans in Kyrgyzstan
Pyongyang, February 20 (KCNA) -- The United Confederation of Koreans in Kyrgyzstan held celebration events at the Korean Center on Feb. 16, the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star).

Present there were Pak Kyong Ho, chairman of the confederation, officials and other Koreans.

The participants laid a floral basket and bouquets before the portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and paid tribute.

At the meeting, Pak Kyong Ho said that on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star he looks back upon the brilliant revolutionary life of Kim Jong Il who performed immortal feats before the country and the nation.

Kim Jong Il is immortal in the hearts of the people for his outstanding idea, leadership ability and noble virtues, Pak said, adding:

The compatriots will make positive contribution to the struggle for providing a turning phase of the country's reunification this significant year in the idea of By Our Nation Itself to keep step with the people in the homeland in their dynamic drive.

The participants watched a DPRK film documenting the revolutionary activities of Kim Jong Il providing field guidance to the work of various fields of the national economy.

They watched a performance given by Korean artistes for celebrating the Day of the Shining Star on the same day.

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