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Day of Shining Star to Be Marked in Switzerland
Pyongyang, January 24 (KCNA) -- A Swiss preparatory committee for celebrating the Day of the Shining Star, birthday of general secretary Kim Jong Il, was inaugurated with due ceremony in Basel on January 19.

Martin Lotscher, chairman of the Switzerland-Korea Committee, was elected chairman of the preparatory committee.

The preparatory committee decided to post on its website works of Kim Jong Il and articles praising his immortal exploits and organize various colorful political and cultural events including a meeting, seminar and film show from January 25 to February 17.

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