Russian Newspaper on Mother's Day in DPRK

Pyongyang, November 19 (KCNA) -- Russian newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta on Nov. 16 carried an article titled "Mother's Day is celebrated in the DPRK".

The article said that November 16 is commemorated in the DPRK as Mother's Day and that this holiday was instituted in 2012 to pay high tribute to all mothers of the DPRK.

The whole country is filled with a festive mood on the occasion of Mother's Day and happy people can be seen everywhere congratulating their mothers, presenting bouquets and souvenirs, it noted, adding that art performances are given for women in cities and villages.

Mother's Day is celebrated in many countries of the world, but the DPRK is one of a few countries which set this holiday at the state level, the article said. -0- (Juche112.11.19.)