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Floral Tribute Paid to Kim Hyong Jik
Pyongyang, June 5 (KCNA) -- Wreaths were placed before the statue of Kim Hyong Jik, an indomitable revolutionary fighter and outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement in Korea, in Ponghwa-ri, Kangdong County, Pyongyang, and his grave in Mangyongdae on Sunday on the occasion of the 85th anniversary of his death.

Seen standing before the statue and the grave were wreaths from Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army.

Present at the wreath-laying ceremonies were senior officials of the party, state and army, officials of the party and power organs, working people's organizations, ministries and national institutions, and working people and school youth and children.

Laid before his statue and grave were wreaths in the name of the WPK Central Committee and the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly and the Cabinet of the DPRK.

Then placed there were wreaths in the name of the working people's organizations, ministries and national institutions, revolutionary schools, educational institutions and party and power bodies, enterprises, farms, etc.

The participants paid silent tribute to Kim Hyong Jik, looking back on his revolutionary life and undying feats.

Wreaths and bouquets were also laid before his statues at

Kim Hyong Jik Military Medical University and in Sakju County, North Phyongan Province, and Junggang County, Jagang Province.

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