calendar>>February 26. 2023 Juche 112
Day of Shining Star Marked Abroad
Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) -- Such political and cultural events as celebration meetings, seminars, meetings for adopting congratulatory messages, round-table talks, lectures, friendly gatherings, book and photo exhibitions and film shows took place in Cuba, Mongolia, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Kuwait, Pakistan, Belarus, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Algeria, Angola, Uganda, Equatorial Guinea, Tanzania, Mexico and Venezuela from Feb. 6 to 18 to mark the 81st birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il.

Present at the events were personages of the governments, political parties, organizations and institutions and masses of those countries.

Screened at the film shows were a film dealing with the sacred revolutionary career and exploits of Kim Jong Il, a video showing the ardent reverence of all people for him, etc.

Speeches were made at the events.

Officials of the Communist Party of Cuba, the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba, the Foreign Ministry, the Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, the Cuban Committee for Supporting Korea's Reunification and the Prensa Latina News Agency reverentially looked back on the exploits of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il who provided and consolidated the friendly ties between the DPRK and Cuba and expressed their will to make positive efforts to expand and develop the traditional relations of friendship and cooperation, true to the noble intention of the leaders of the two countries.

Personages of the FUNCINPEC Party of Cambodia and the Mongolia's "Gor King-Erdene" Institute of Teachers said that HE Kim Jong Il, who devoted his whole life to the prosperity of the country and happiness of the people, is always alive in the hearts of all people for his great exploits.

The acting general secretary of the Democratic Rally of Africa-Democratic Party of Guinea, the chairperson of the Guinean Rally for Resurrection and Development, the general secretary of the Workers' Party for the Independence of Senegal, the director for Foreign Relations of the Central Committee of the Popular Liberation Movement of Angola and the chief of the Firenze group under the Italian Committee for the Study of the Juche idea praised Kim Jong Il's Songun leadership exploits and immortal history of Party leadership.

Personages of the Ugandan National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea, the Ugandan National Executive Committee of the Pan-African Movement and the Uganda-DPRK Friendship Association said that the international community is highly praising the distinguished personality of HE Kim Jong Il as a great man who led the struggle for defending socialism to victory.

The second deputy general secretary of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea and the secretary general of the Tanzanian National Coordinating Committee of the Juche Idea Study Groups said that HE Kim Jong Il was the prominent leader who led the Party and state to victory at the time when the DPRK was faced with the most difficult period.

The general secretary of the Central Committee of the People's Socialist Party of Mexico, the chairperson of the Mexico-Korea Friendship Association and personages of Venezuela praised the world-historic exploits of Kim Jong Il who had steadily advanced the socialist cause and the cause of independence against imperialism.

A congratulatory message to the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un was adopted at the event held in Mongolia.

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