Pyongyang, July 31 (KCNA) — Leader Kim Jong Il received a letter from Oleg Oleinik, president of the International Charity Fund “Protectors of Arts of the Century” in Russia on July 25.
The letter said that the Aid Council of the Fund decided to award the Order “Star of Protector of Arts,” the highest commendation from the fund, to Kim Jong Il, in high recognition of the great exploits he has performed for preserving peace and security, boosting the cooperation between the peoples of Russia and the DPRK, protecting the legitimate rights of human beings and materializing the social initiatives for the development of the fields of education, culture, science and arts.
It recalled that Kim Jong Il has positively supported the important humanitarian projects, paid deep attention to the development of the social field and translated gigantic charity plans into reality while working at the noble posts of general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army.
The letter congratulated him on receiving the high social commendation, expressing the hope that the cooperation with the organizations, institutions and citizens of the DPRK in protecting arts and accomplishing the noble cause of charity would continue to develop in the future, too.
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