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Day of Shining Star to Be Celebrated in Egypt
Pyongyang, January 24 (KCNA) -- An Egyptian preparatory committee for celebrating the Day of the Shining Star (birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il) was formed in Cairo on Jan. 19.

Yehia Zakaria Khairullah, vice-chairman of the Socialist Freedom Party of Egypt and chairman of the Egypt-Korea Friendship Association, was elected chairman of the preparatory committee.

The committee decided to significantly organize political and cultural events such as seminar, photo and book exhibition and film show from Jan. 19 to Feb. 16.

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