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Kim Yong Nam Attends Unveiling Ceremony
Pyongyang, April 4 (KCNA) -- Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly on an official goodwill visit to Senegal, participated in the ceremony for unveiling the "Monument to Revival of Africa" on Saturday.

The monument represents in a formative artistic way the strong stamina and will of the African people to bring about their bright future by their own efforts while aspiring after independence and building of a new society. It has been successfully built in a short span of time with help of Korean technicians.

Present at the ceremony were Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade and heads of state and government from at least 20 African countries, representatives of different international and regional organizations, diplomatic envoys of different countries in Dakar and thousands of its citizens.

Incumbent and former presidents of African countries and representatives of international and regional organizations said at the ceremony that this wonderfully-built monument is pride of not only Senegal but also Africa.

They expressed belief that the African people would make greater progress with the conviction of the future.

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