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Kim Jong Il Praised by Personages of Bangladesh, Colombia
Pyongyang, February 2 (KCNA) -- Seminars on exploits of leader Kim Jong Il took place in Bangladesh and Colombia on January 21 and 24 on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star (his birth anniversary).

Speakers including the general secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Bangladesh, the president of the Bangladesh People's League, the chairman of the Bangladesh-Korea Friendship and Solidarity Committee and the chairman of the Bangladesh Institute of the Juche Idea praised Kim Jong Il for performing immortal ideological and theoretical exploits and Songun leadership exploits, saying that the Day of the Shining Star is a significant holiday common to the Korean people and the world progressive peoples.

They went on:

The DPRK emerged a political, ideological and military power and a fortress of the cause of independence against imperialism under the leadership of Kim Jong Il, encouraging the progressive people's struggle.

Kim Jong Il will be alive forever as the great sun of Songun, deeply revered by all people as he made great contribution to the cause of human independence.

The progressive media praised the DPRK for having access to H-bomb and expect that the U.S.-led imperialist forces would kneel down to the Korean people.

The president of the Group for the Study of the Juche Idea "Kanggye" of Colombia said that Kim Jong Il left as a legacy the great exploit guaranteeing the eternal foundation of socialist Korea and its bright future.

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