calendar>>May 31. 2009 Juche 98
Wreaths Placed before Grave of Ri Po Ik
Pyongyang, May 31 (KCNA) -- Wreaths were laid before the grave of Ri Po Ik, ardent patriot, in Mangyongdae on Sunday on the occasion of the 133rd anniversary of her birth.

Seen standing before her grave was a wreath sent by Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army.

Placed there were wreaths in the name of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, ministries and national institutions, military universities, educational and media organizations and party and power organs and farms in Pyongyang.

The participants paid silent tribute to her, looking back on her noble life and exploits.

Present there were Choe Yong Rim and others.

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