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DPRK's Significant Days to Be Marked in Different Countries
Pyongyang, January 25 (KCNA) -- Preparatory committees for commemorating the Day of the Sun and February 16, the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il, were formed in Finland and Sweden with due ceremonies on Jan. 17 and 18.

Esko Koskinen, chairman of the Finland-Korea Society, and Christer Lundgren, chairman of the Sweden-Korea Friendship Association, were elected chairmen of the committees at the inaugural ceremonies.

The preparatory committees decided to hold colorful political and cultural events including meeting, film show and photo exhibition on the occasions of the Day of the Sun and February 16.

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