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World No Tobacco Day Observed
Pyongyang, May 31 (KCNA) -- An event took place at the People's Palace of Culture on Thursday to mark World No Tobacco Day.

Present at the event were officials of public health, ministries, national institutions and public organizations and working people in Pyongyang City.

Staff members of the mission of the WHO here were also present there.

Speeches were made there.

The speakers said that World No Tobacco Day serves as an effective occasion for tabling various issues arising in no smoking activities, seeking ways for solution and raising social concern about it.

The member nations of the WHO should be concerned about the tobacco industry to control the tobacco production, sale, commercials and others to protect the people's health from smoking, they stressed.

The participants watched a video related to no smoking.

And they enjoyed a quiz and a performance by members of students' art squad on controlling tobacco.

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