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State Commendations Awarded to Fisheries
Pyongyang, December 27 (KCNA) -- The Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK on December 20 promulgated a decree on awarding state commendations to officials, captains, fishermen and soldiers who greatly contributed to making big fish hauls.

According to the decree, Order of Kim Jong Il was conferred upon Jong Pong Jun, the title of labor hero upon Yun Yong Il and Pang Chol Ho and the title of Merited Fisherman upon Kim Jo Gyong, Pak Yong Nam, Kim Kyong Sok and Ham Tong Chan.

Order of National Flag 1st Class went to 29 persons, Order of Labor to 17, Order of National Flag 2nd Class to 69, Order of National Flag 3rd Class to 138, Medal of Distinguished Military Service to 2 and Medal of Merit to 229.

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