Pyongyang, April 14 (KCNA) — A Kimilsungia and Korean book and photo exhibition opened with due ceremony in Jakarta of Indonesia on April 6 to mark the 52nd anniversary of Indonesia visit by President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and the 52nd anniversary of the birth of Kimilsungia.
Displayed at its venue were photos of President Kim Il Sung and respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
On display at the exhibition, which presented spectacular scenery with over 500 potted Kimilsungias, were works of the great leaders, books introducing Kimilsungia and Kimjongilia and photos showing the successes made by the Korean people in the building of a socialist power.
Present at the opening-ceremony were the general secretary of the National Guidance Council of the Pioneer Party of Indonesia, the chancellor of Bungkarno University of Indonesia, other personages of various strata and masses of Indonesia, the DPRK ambassador to Indonesia and his embassy officials.
The general secretary of the National Guidance Council of the Pioneer Party of Indonesia said that April when the President was born is a very significant month when Kimilsungia was named, adding:
When Kim Il Sung visited Indonesia 52 years ago, President Sukarno told him that he was going to name a rare flower bred by a horticulturist after his august name.
Since then the flower became not only a token of special relations between the two Presidents but a symbol of friendship between the two countries.
We will as ever further boost the relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries along with the flower in full bloom by informing the new generations of the stories related to the immortal flower.
The exhibition will go on till April 16.
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