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Birth Anniversary of Kim Jong Il Observed in India
Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- A national seminar of India for commemorating the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il took place in New Delhi on February 11.

On display in its venue were works of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and books and photos of their immortal exploits.

The participants observed a moment's silence in memory of Kim Jong Il.

Vishwanath, director general of the International Institute of the Juche Idea, Harish Gupta, director general of the Asian Regional Institute of the Juche Idea, G. Debarajan, secretary of the Central Committee of the All-India Forward Bloc, and other speakers praised Kim Jong Il as an outstanding thinker and theoretician, great statesman, peerless brilliant commander of Songun and benevolent father of the people who performed undying feats for the sacred cause for the country and its people.

They recalled that Kim Jong Il gave perfect answers to all issues arising in the revolution and construction through his energetic ideological and theoretical activities and his original Songun politics and thus protected the dignity and sovereignty of the country and the peace and security of the world.

H.E. Kim Jong Un, supreme leader of the Korean people, is identical to H.E. Kim Jong Il, they said, adding:

Under his leadership the Korean people will certainly build a thriving nation and accomplish national reunification, the desires and ideals of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

A letter to the dear respected Kim Jong Un was adopted at the seminar.

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