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National Gift Exhibition Opens in DPRK
| Pyongyang, August 1 (KCNA) -- The National Gift Exhibition associated with the boundless reverence and warm sincerity of all the compatriots for the peerlessly great persons of Mt. Paektu was successfully built and opened at the foot of picturesque Mt. Ryongak here.
The Exhibition has a general review room where there is a full-length picture of smiling Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.
On display there are precious gifts to the peerlessly great men from service personnel and people of the DPRK, the General Association of Koreans Residents in Japan and other overseas compatriots and south Korean people from all walks of life in accordance of the times, regions and social standings.
The peerlessly great men of Mt. Paektu made sure that the gifts are provided as wealth of Korea, national treasure and possession of the people.
Its opening ceremony took place on Wednesday.
Attending it were Choe Yong Rim, Kim Ki Nam and Choe Thae Bok, officials of the party, power organs, ministries and national institutions and affiliated units, soldier builders and working people in the city.
At the ceremony Premier of the Cabinet Choe Yong Rim, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), read a congratulatory message to the soldier builders, officials, members of shock brigades and helpers who performed brilliant labor feats in the construction of the Exhibition from the C.C., WPK.
The message said the National Gift Exhibition was completed in the year marking the centenary of the birth of the President, offering a powerful educational centre for conveying long to posterity the undying feats and greatness of the peerlessly great persons of Mt. Paektu who are enjoying boundless reverence of the entire nation.
The Central Committee of the WPK in the message highly appreciated the soldier builders, officials, shock brigade members and helpers for their feats of splendidly building another grand hall praising the great persons.
Choe Thae Bok, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the C.C., WPK, in an opening address stressed the need to hold in high esteem Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il as the eternal leaders of the WPK and revolution and glorify long their immortal revolutionary careers and feats. He also called for becoming genuine Songun revolutionary comrades-in-arms who protect the dear respected Kim Jong Un at the risk of their lives and faithfully upholding the idea and leadership of the party.
Speeches were made there.
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