Pyongyang, June 17 (KCNA) — A friendly meeting took place at East Pyongyang Secondary School No. 1 on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the birth of the “Mao Zedong Class”.
Present there on invitation were members of the delegation of the “Kim Il Sung Class” of Beijing Middle School No. 5 in China led by Principal Shang Jinhua and Ambassador Liu Xiaoming and staff members of the Chinese embassy here.
On hand were Jon Yong Jin, vice-chairman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the DPRK-China Friendship Association, officials concerned and teachers and students of the “Mao Zedong Class” at East Pyongyang Secondary School No. 1.
Speakers at the meeting noted that the exchange between the “Mao Zedong Class” and the “Kim Il Sung Class” at Beijing Middle School No. 5 has contributed to developing the friendly relations between youth and children of the DPRK and China over the past 50 years since the emergence of the “Mao Zedong Class”.
Saying that next year is a significant year marking the 60th anniversary of the birth of the “Kim Il Sung Class”, they expressed belief that the DPRK-China friendship provided by President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Mao Zedong would be strengthened and developed in the future, too.
The participants appreciated an art performance of students of the secondary school and conversed with each other.
Prior to the meeting, they went round classrooms and laboratories of the school.
That day the staff members of the Chinese embassy presented a photo of Kim Il Sung meeting with Mao Zedong and educational equipment to the school.
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