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Wreaths Laid before Grave of Kim Po Hyon
Pyongyang, August 19 (KCNA) -- Wreaths were placed before the grave of Kim Po Hyon, grandfather of President Kim Il Sung, in Mangyongdae on Tuesday, the 143rd anniversary of his birth.

Seen standing before the grave was a wreath sent by Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army.

Present at the wreath-laying ceremony were Yang Hyong Sop, Kang Sok Ju, Ri Chol Man, vice-premier of the Cabinet, officials of party organs, ministries and national institutions and working people in the city.

A wreath was laid before the grave in the name of the C.C., the WPK.

Also laid there were wreaths in the name of ministries, national institutions, revolutionary schools, and party and power organs and farms in Pyongyang.

The participants observed a moment's silence in memory of Kim Po Hyon who put forward his family members to the revolutionary struggle for the country and its people and devoted himself to the country.

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