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Day of Shining Star to Be Marked in Uganda
Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) -- A Ugandan national preparatory committee for celebrating the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star) was inaugurated with due ceremony at the building of the Secretariat of the Uganda National Resistance Movement on Feb. 3.

Speakers at the inaugural ceremony said that Kim Jong Il is always alive in the hearts of world progressives including the African people for his undying exploits performed for the global cause of independence.

Kirunda Kivejinja, senior adviser to the Ugandan president, was elected as adviser to the preparatory committee and Henri Masico, department director of the Presidency, as chairman of the committee.

The preparatory committee decided to hold diverse political and cultural events such as meeting, seminar and photo exhibition on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star.

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