The 13th Kimjongilia Festival that opened on Feb. 14 on the occasion of the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il closed with success.North Korea also sent birthday greetings to Mugabe:
A closing ceremony took place at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia Exhibition on Feb. 20.
Present there were Choe Thae Bok, Yang Hyong Sop and others, officials of ministries, national institutions and working people's organizations, servicepersons, working people, school youth and children, members of the congratulatory group of Koreans in Japan and the chief of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front.
Kim Pyong Hun, chairman of the Central Committee of the General Federation of the Unions of Art and Literature of Korea, addressing the ceremony, said that the festival proved successful thanks to the unshakable resolution of the servicepersons and people to trust and follow Kim Jong Il to the last and their highest praises of the great man.
Saying that the desire and hope of the servicepersons ad people as well as the world progressives to boundlessly value and glorify the immortal flower going by the august name of the peerlessly great man are growing stronger with the passage of time, he stressed the need to conduct brisk activities to cultivate and propagate Kimjongilia so that it may come into full bloom throughout the world.
Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, on Feb. 18 sent a message of greetings to Robert G. Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, on the occasion of his 85th birthday.And he's achieved so much thus far . . .
Kim in the message wished the president good health and success in his work for the stability of Zimbabwe and its people's well-being.
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