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Important Days of DPRK Marked in Foreign Countries
Pyongyang, October 9 (KCNA) -- A seminar, a film show and a photo exhibition were held in the Czech Republic and a seminar and a film show in Thailand on Oct. 1 and 2 on the occasions of the 64th birthday of the Workers' Party of Korea and the 83rd anniversary of the formation of the Down-with-Imperialism Union.

Displayed in the venues of the functions were photos on exploits of President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

Jaroslav Kafka, chairman of the Paektusan Czech-Korean Friendship Association who is chairman of the Czech Group for the Study and Materialization of the Juche Idea, said that the WPK has grown to be a powerful revolutionary party of Juche under the leadership of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

He wished the Korean people great success in their efforts to materialize the grandiose plan of Kim Jong Il to build a thriving nation under the leadership of the WPK.

Songchit Pullarp, chairman of the Organization for the Study of the Juche Idea of Thailand, noted that the WPK is being called the party of Kim Il Sung because it was founded by the President and its line and policies are formulated, guided by the Juche idea, his revolutionary idea.

The speaker noted that Kim Jong Il who has successfully carried forward the cause of the President made it possible for the WPK to shed more brilliant rays as the party of Kim Il Sung and a guiding force for the cause of socialism and global independence.

The participants of the film shows watched Korean films including "The Rivers and Mountains of the Country Being Face-lifted under the Leadership of the Great General".

Messages of greetings to Kim Jong Il were adopted at the seminars.

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