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Committees for Mourning Demise Formed in Mongolia and Democratic Congo

Pyongyang, December 27 (KCNA) -- The Mongolian Committee for mourning the demise of Kim Jong Il, the great leader of the Korean people, was inaugurated with due ceremony in Ulan Bator on December 23.

The participants observed a moment's silence to mourn the demise of Kim Jong Il.

The ceremony introduced the brief history of the revolutionary activities of Kim Jong Il. Then, Ch. Surenjav, chairman of the Mongolia-Korea Friendship Society, referred to the immortal feats Kim Jong Il performed for the victory of the socialist cause and the accomplishment of the human cause of independence.

The ceremony made public a list of members of the mourning committee and an action plan.

The mourning committee was inaugurated in Democratic Congo on December 22 on the demise of Kim Jong Il.

Boswa Isekombe Sylvere, general secretary of the Communist Party of Democratic Congo, was elected chairman of the mourning committee.

The committee discussed and decided the action plan to be carried out during the mourning period until December 29 and decided to hold a memorial service in Kinshasa with the ceremony of bidding farewell to take place on Dec. 28 as an occasion.

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