calendar>>January 3. 2009 Juche 98
Significant Day of DPRK Observed in Different Countries
Pyongyang, January 3 (KCNA) -- A meeting was held in Cuba, a seminar in Cambodia and a photo exhibition and a film show in Laos on Dec. 23 and 24 last year on the occasions of the 17th anniversary of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's assumption of supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army and the 91st birth anniversary of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk.

On display in the venues of the functions were photos showing the undying exploits of the peerlessly great persons and introducing the invincible might of the KPA.

Present at the functions were figures and other people from all walks of life in the above-said countries.

Juan Jose Leon Vega, first vice-chairman of the Cuban Committee for Supporting Korea's Reunification, said in his speech at the meeting that Kim Jong Suk is a woman revolutionary who aroused the women to the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle true to the revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung.

He wished the Korean people great success in their struggle for national reunification under the wise leadership of Kim Jong Il, noting that the Cuban Committee for Supporting Korea's Reunification would always support the independent and peaceful reunification of Korea in the future, too.

Ouk Phurik, president of the Khmer Democratic Party of Cambodia, noted at the seminar that the friendly and cooperative relations between Cambodia and the DPRK personally provided by Great King Norodom Sihanouk and Generalissimo Kim Il Sung, the great leader of the Korean people, have more favorably developed day by day.

The Cambodian people and members of the Khmer Democratic Party are pleased with the great successes made by the Korean people in building a great prosperous powerful socialist nation under the wise leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Il and wish them more shining victory in the future, he added.

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