Pyongyang, July 8 (KCNA) — Floral baskets were placed before the statues of President Kim Il Sung in different parts of the country on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of his demise.
Working people of all social standing and school youth and children in Pyongyang visited the statue of the President on Mansu Hill.
Seen before the statue was a floral basket from Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the KPA.
Amidst the playing of the basket-laying music floral baskets as well bouquets and flowers were placed before the statue in the name of party and power organs, public organizations, ministries, national institutions, scientific, educational, cultural and art, public health and media organs, factories and enterprises, farms and schools.
A floral basket in the name of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front was also put there.
Ribbons of the floral baskets were bearing letters reading “The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung will always be with us,” “The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung will live forever” and “The great revolutionary exploits of the respected leader Generalissimo Kim Il Sung are immortal!”
The participants made bows with reverence for Kim Il Sung.
Floral baskets were also laid before his statues in different places of the city including Kim Il Sung University and the Pyongyang Schoolchildren’s Palace.
Working people and school youth and children in different parts of the country also visited statues of Kim Il Sung in their residential quarters to present floral baskets, bouquets and flowers and make bows.
Officials of the Chinese and Russian consulates general in the city of Chongjin and visiting Chinese delegations laid floral baskets and bundles of flowers before his statue in the city on Saturday.
Floral baskets were also placed before his statues on the shore of Lake Samji and in Sinuiju by delegations from northeastern China.
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