Pyongyang, January 2 (KCNA) – General Secretary Kim Jong Il received messages of greetings from Korean organizations, organs and compatriots in Japan on the New Year Juche 87 (1998).
Among them are the Standing Council of the Federation of Korean Traders and Industrialists in Japan, the Central Standing Committee of the League of Korean Youth in Japan, the Central Standing Committee of the Democratic Union of Korean Women in Japan, the Standing Council of the Federation of Korean Religionists in Japan, organizations of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) and their local organizations, business bodies, Chongryon Prefectural headquraters, Korean schools of all levels including Joson University and Koreans of all strata.
The messages expressed their firm resolution to greet Sun’s Day for the first time in the New Year, the 50th anniversary of the founding of the DPRK and the 18th Congress of Chongryon with greater success in their work.
Messages also came from the International United Confederation of Koreans and the Federation of Korean Nationals in China.
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