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DPRK's Important Days Observed Abroad
Pyongyang, April 10 (KCNA) -- Meetings were held in Bangladesh, Switzerland and Sweden between April 2 and 3. They were held on the occasions of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, the 18th anniversary of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's election as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and the 79th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army.

Garib Newaz, president of the Bangladesh People's League, said that the President founded the immortal Juche idea and brightly indicated the road to be followed by the Korean people and the progressives of the world, turning the DPRK into a dignified socialist power.

The election of Kim Jong Il as chairman of the National Defence Commission provided a sure guarantee for successfully carrying forward the idea and feats of the President and accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche, he noted.

Christer Lundgren, chairman of the Sweden-Korea Friendship Association, said that under the Songun politics of Kim Jong Il the KPA has defended socialism from the imperialists' aggression and successfully performed its role as the main force in building a thriving nation. He spoke highly of the invincible might of the KPA.

Messages to Kim Jong Il were adopted at the meetings in Switzerland and Sweden.

A meeting, photo exhibition and film show were also held in Cuba and film shows in Thailand between April 1 and 4 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the President.

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