Pyongyang, May 16 (KCNA) — Leader Kim Jong Il, who is pursuing a unique Songun politics, received many gifts from party and state leaders and public figures of various countries in Juche 93 (2004). Several Hundred pieces of them have been newly displayed at the International Friendship Exhibition.
Among the new exhibits are framed landscape painting “Valley”, wooden sculptures, silver ornaments, crystal vessel and leather case sent by President of the Council of Ministers Fidel Castro Ruz, who is also first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, former King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk, President of Mongolia Natsagyn Bagabandi, President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf, President of the Republic of South Africa Thabo Mbuyelwa Mbeki and President of the Republic of Nicaragua Enrique Bolanos Geyer.
More gifts came to Kim Jong Il, who has developed and enriched the immortal Juche idea and performed tremendous exploits for the independence of
humankind and friendship and solidarity among nations. The gifts include a silver vase from the director-general of the International Institute of Juche Idea, a metal handicraft piece “Hunting” from the French Group for the Study of Juche Idea, 1.8 billion-year-old fossil handicraft piece from the secretary of Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China, silver kettle from the general secretary of the Central Committee of the Nepal Communist Party (Marxist¢¢Leninist£, crystal vase from the president of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and framed silver handicraft piece “Sailing Boat” from the foreign minister of the Republic of Indonesia.
The gifts reflect deep reverence of foreign public figures and businessmen for Kim Jong Il.
Some gifts are associated with the best wishes for Kim Jong Il, who is making indefatigable efforts for the peace and security of the world. Among them are a woolen sweater from a professor of Moscow State Conservatory named after Chaikovski and his wife, hunting rifle from the chairman of the board of managers of the Russian Ventus Company and gold craftwork “Two Peaches” from the executive president of a corporation in Hong Kong, China.
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