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Ecuadorian National Preparatory Committee Formed
Pyongyang, December 4 (KCNA) -- An inaugural ceremony for the Ecuadorian National Preparatory Committee for Commemorating the Day of the Sun and February 16 in 2009 was held in Quito on Nov. 26.

At the ceremony Milton Burbano, chairman of the Ecuadorian Cultural Institute for the Study of the Juche Idea, was elected general coordinator of the preparatory committee and Daniel Alvarez Celi, chairman of the Ecuadorian Committee for Supporting Korea's Independent and Peaceful Reunification, chairman of the preparatory committee.

The preparatory committee decided to organize diverse political and cultural events including meeting, book and photo exhibition and other functions and the arrangement of a special TV program from Jan. 15 to the Day of the Sun in 2009.

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