Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Kim Il Sung Highly Praised-KCNA

Kim Il Sung Highly Praised

Pyongyang, July 12 (KCNA) -- Remembrance meetings took place in Finland, Switzerland and Sweden on July 1 and 3 on the occasion of the 16th anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung.

Present there were personages of the Communist Workers' Party of Finland for the Peace and Socialism, the Switzerland- Korea Committee, the Swiss Group for the Study of the Juche Idea, the Stockholm City Committee of the Communist Party in Sweden, the Sweden-Korea Friendship Association and masses.

Speeches were made at the meetings.

The chairman of the Communist Workers' Party of Finland for the Peace and Socialism said that Kim Il Sung was a great revolutionary and a peerless patriot as he formed the Down-with-Imperialism Union in his teens and clearly indicated the path of the Korean revolution and organized the armed struggle to provide the Korean people with freedom and independence.

The President built the DPRK into a socialist industrial state, holding high the banner of independence, self-support and self-reliant defence and had worked heart and soul for the independent and peaceful reunification of the country till the last moments of his life, the speaker stressed.

The chairman of the Switzerland- Korea Committee noted with high appreciation that the President devoted his all to the happiness of the people, prosperity of the country and reunification of Korea.

The chairman of the Sweden-Korea Friendship Association praised Kim Il Sung as the great leader whom the Korean people acclaimed for the first time in the nation's history spanning thousands of years and expressed belief that the Korean people's cause of building a great prosperous and powerful nation, the behests of the President, would surely emerge victorious under the wise leadership of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

Messages to Kim Jong Il were adopted at the events held in Finland and Switzerland.

Meanwhile, lectures, photo exhibitions and film shows were held by the Communist Party of Tajikistan, the Kim Il Sung Institute of Agricultural Science in Guinea, the International Taekwon-Do Association in Iran and a school in Mali between July 2 and 6 on the same occasion.