calendar>>September 19. 2010 Juch 99
DPRK's Birthday Observed
Pyongyang, September 19 (KCNA) -- Lectures took place in Democratic Congo and Tanzania, a film show in Ukraine and an opening ceremony of the Korean book, photo and handicraft exhibition in Mexico from September 4 to 11 on the occasion of the 62nd founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

On display at the venues were works of President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il, photos showing their immortal exploits, books and photos introducing Songun Korea and handicraft associated with wisdom and talents of the Korean people.

Speeches were made there.

The chairman of the Group for the Study of Kim Jong Il Juche Idea of Democratic Congo said that the DPRK shapes all line and policies to suit the actual conditions of the country and meet the interests of its people guided by the Juche idea founded by the President and has achieved single-minded unity among the leader, the party and the masses. It is a socialist state centered on the popular masses which pursues such popular policies as the systems of free education and free medical care, he added.

The chairman of the Tanzanian National Coordinating Committee of the Juche Idea Study Groups said that since the foundation of the DPRK it has pushed ahead with the revolution and the construction upholding the banner of the Juche idea as a result of which it has turned into a socialist power, independent in politics, self-supporting in economy and self-reliant in national defence.

Under the veteran and tested Songun revolutionary leadership of Kim Jong Il, the DPRK is now winning only victories despite all the challenges, he stressed.

Korean film "The Arch of Triumph" was shown at a film show.

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