Pyongyang, January 17 (KCNA) — Preparatory committees were formed in different countries to celebrate the 56th birthday of General Kim Jong Il.
The Indian national preparatory committee was organized on Jan. 12. It comprises 25 political parties and public organisations of India including the all-India indo-Korean Friendship Association, the Communist Party of India, the All-India Forward Bloc, and the All-India Students Federation.
The committee in an appeal said that General Kim Jong Il is the great leader of the world revolution who is working heart and soul for the unity of the world progressive humankind and peace-loving people, and declared its inauguration.
On the same day the Russian organizing committee to celebrate the 56th birthday of General Kim Jong Il was formed with academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Kapto, Deputy Director of the Russian Institute of Social and Political Affairs, as Chairman of the committee. And the Bulgarian preparatory committee was also formed on Jan. 9 to mark the Sun’s Day and his 56th birthday.
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