Events Held Abroad

Pyongyang, June 20 (KCNA) -- Events were held in various countries to mark the 60th anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il's start of work at the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Seminars and reading sessions on works of the peerlessly great man took place in Norway, Finland and Mexico and seminars on his exploits in Austria, the Czech Republic and Algeria.

Speeches were made at the events attended by personages of political parties and organizations and members of the Juche idea study organizations in those countries.

The chairman of the Ostfold County Committee of the Communist Party of Norway and the international secretary of the Finnish Communists' League referred to the theoretical and practical significance of Kim Jong Il's work "The Juche Philosophy Is an Original Revolutionary Philosophy" and stressed that his ideo-theoretical exploits would be immortal.

The chairman of the Mexican Committee for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism read out the major parts of Kim Jong Il's work "On the Fundamentals of Revolutionary Party Building", saying that his work serves as a textbook for the world progressive parties and peoples in building a revolutionary party in the era of independence and a beacon illuminating the road ahead of the world socialist movement.

The chief of the Vienna Group for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism in Austria and the chairman of the Algeria-Korea Friendship Association praised the exploits of Kim Jong Il who developed the WPK into the Party of the leader and declared it as the supreme programme of the WPK to model the whole society on Kimilsungism and energetically led the struggle for its realization.

Personages of various political parties and organizations in the Czech Republic, including the Czech and Moravian Communist Party, the Czechoslovak Communist Party, the Group for the Study and Materialization of the Juche Idea and the Paektusan Czech-Korean Friendship Association, lauded the exploits of Kim Jong Il who developed the WPK into a powerful political organization which is thoroughly based on the leadership system of the leader and guides all the people to the road of victory. -0- (Juche113.6.20.)