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GFTUK Members Meet to Mark Kim Jong Il's Birth Anniversary
Pyongyang, February 14 (KCNA) -- Members of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) Thursday held a meeting at the Central Hall of Workers on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star).

Choe Su Dong, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the GFTUK, made a report to be followed by speeches.

The reporter and speakers said that Kim Jong Il's was the revolutionary life of a great revolutionary who explored an untrodden path with his iron will and superhuman energy under the uplifted red flag of the revolution and a peerless patriot who devoted his all to the country and its people.

He unfolded a new chapter of accomplishing the cause of immortalizing President Kim Il Sung and made sure that his revolutionary life and feats are glorified forever with the prosperity of Juche Korea, they noted, adding:

Kim Jong Il's idea and cause are successfully being carried forward by the dear respected Kim Jong Un.

Under his wise leadership, there took place such great event as the entry of the DPRK's satellite into orbit, a demonstration of the national power of Kim Il Sung's and Kim Jong Il's Korea, and eye-opening successes were made in the building of a thriving nation.

The successful third underground nuclear test, in particular, was a historic event that demonstrated the might of socialist military power led by another Songun brilliant commander of Mt. Paektu.

Thanks to the leadership of Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Il's revolutionary life and immortal feats will shine long and his desire for building a thriving country become a brilliant reality.

On the same day, a performance was given by the workers' art group of the Central Committee of the GFTUK for celebrating the Day of the Shining Star.

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