calendar>>February 4. 2012 Juch 101
Day of Shining Star Commemorated in Various Countries
Pyongyang, February 4 (KCNA) -- On the occasion of birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il a meeting was held in France, lecture given in Guinea, a seminar on his feats and a book exhibition in Italy and a film show in Russia between Jan. 20 and 25.

On display in the venues were works of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, photos showing their undying feats and books and photos of the Korean people's socialist construction.

Participants of film shows watched "Fireworks for a Thriving Nation" and other Korean films.

The president of the France-Korea Friendship Association said the great feats performed by Kim Jong Il for the Korean revolution and global independence would always be remembered by the world progressives.

Abdoulaye Diallo, chairman of the Guinean Society for the Study of the Juche Literary Idea, said Kim Jong Il, regarding the idea of believing in people as in Heaven as his motto, devoted his whole life to the happiness of the people.

A secretary of the Milano City Committee of the Communist Party of Italy and a chief of the teachers and students union of Milano said Kim Jong Il made a great distribution to friendship and solidarity among countries, the strengthening and development of the international labor movement and the progressives' anti-imperialist struggle and the struggle for building a new society.

Leontsiyev, general manager of the Stroimashintorg Company and Kiriyev, deputy general manager of the Maksimet Company of Russia, praised Kim Jong Il as an elder of the world revolution and universally recognized leader.

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