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Preparatory Committee for 2017 Meeting Praising Great Persons of Mt. Paektu Formed in Ecuador
Pyongyang, February 8 (KCNA) -- An Ecuadorian preparatory committee for the Meeting of Praising the Great Persons of Mt. Paektu in 2017 was formed in Quito on January 30.

Milton Burbano Bohorquez, chairman of the Ecuadorian Cultural Institute for the Study of the Juche Idea, was elected chairman of the preparatory committee.

The committee decided to organize a meeting, lecture, film show and other diverse political and cultural events on the occasions of the Day of the Sun and the Day of the Shining Star (the birth anniversaries of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il) this year.

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