Personages from different countries and international bodies paid congratulatory visits to the DPRK missions in their countries on the occasion of the 73rd founding anniversary of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

They laid floral baskets and bouquets before the portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il and the art work depicting President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il standing together, and paid tribute to them.

Among the visitors were the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Nepal Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist), the Chairman of the Nepal Journalist Association for the Study of the Juche Idea and Songun Politics, the Chairman of the Nepal Institute for the Juche Studies, the Chairman of the Study Forum for Self-Reliance of Nepal, the Chairman of the Nepalese Association for Supporting the Songun Politics, the Chairman of the Nepali Literary Forum for the Study of Songun Politics, the Chairman of the International Committee for the Study of Songun Politics for Peaceful Reunification of Korea in Nepal, the Vice-Chairperson of the Socialist Journalist Forum of Nepal for the Study of the Juche Idea, the editor-in-chief of the Nepalese newspaper “Gorkha Express”, the Vice-President of the National Assembly of Laos, the Chairman of the Laos-Korea Friendship Association, the Chairperson of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh, the Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the Bangladesh National Socialist Party,  the Chairman of the Bangladesh-Korea Friendship and Solidarity Committee, the Secretary General of the Bangladesh Institute of the Juche Idea, the Chairman of the Bangladesh Group for the Study of the Songun Policy, the Vice-President of the People’s Assembly of Syria, the Chairman of the Syria-Korea Friendship Parliamentary Group, the senior leader of the Indian People’s Party, the Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Secretary General of the Taekwon-Do Federation of Cambodia, the Chairman of the Berlin City Committee of the Communist Party of Germany, the Chairman of the Anti-Imperialist Forum of Germany, the Chairman of the Permanent Standing Committee of the Belarus National Association of Friends of Korean People Named after Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the Chairman of the Belarus Association for the Study of Juche Idea, the Chairman of the Organizational Committee of the Communist Workers’ Party of Belarus, the Chief of the Vitebsk Juche Pedagogy Association of Belarus, the Chief of the Belarusian Group for Solidarity with the DPRK, the National Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party of Nigeria, the Chairman of the Nigerian National Committee for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, the chief diplomatic advisor to the President of DR Congo, the National Chairman of the Federation of Students and Pupils of DR Congo, the special political adviser to the Senegalese President, a member of the Parliament to the Alliance for the Republic of Senegal, members of the Political Bureau of the Workers’ Party for the Independence of Senegal, the Chief of Ouakam Regional Group for the Study of the Juche idea in Senegal, the Vice-Director of the International Department of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, the Chairman of the Egypt-Korea Friendship Association who is the Vice-Chairman of the Socialist Freedom Party of Egypt, the Chairman of the Ethiopian Committee for the Study of the Independent Politics, personages of Ministry of Commerce of China, Association for Promotion of Commendation for Chinese Heroic Martyrs, the China Dongfangyi Tuozhan Association, the Beijing Chao Ya International Cultural Exchange Center in China, the Organization for the Study of the Juche Idea of Thailand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of DR Congo and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Equatorial Guinea, and the Executive Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies.

Other foreign personages paid congratulatory visits to the DPRK missions.

They included the Secretary of Chamberlain as special envoy of the Egyptian President, the General Secretary of the Arab Democratic Union Party of Syria, the Secretary General of the International Taekwon-Do Association in Iran, the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, the Vice-President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, a member of the Communist Party Group of the Brazilian National Congress and the Chief of the Carabobo Branch of the Venezuelan Solidarity Committee for Korea’s Peace and Reunification.

Meanwhile, the President of the International Group of Italy sent a large floral basket to the DPRK mission in his country on the same occasion. Floral baskets and bouquets were sent to the DPRK missions by foreign personages, organizations and others.

They included the Lao Foreign Minister, the Chairman of the Syrian side to the DPRK-Syria intergovernmental joint economic committee, the acting Chairman of the Swedish Committee for Peace and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula, the national leader of the Workers’ Party of Mexico, the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the People’s Socialist Party of Mexico, the President of the Mexican Committee for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, the Chairman of the Mexican Institute for the Study of the Juche Idea, the Chairman of the Mexican Committee for Supporting Peaceful Reunification of Korea, the President of the Mexican Friend Association for Memory of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il, the Committee for External Affairs of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, the Central Committee of the Lao Federation of Trade Unions, the External Affairs Commission of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Committee for External Affairs of the National Assembly of Vietnam, the Vietnamese Ministry of Defence, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations, the Vietnam-DPRK Friendship Association, the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Vietnam and the Uganda National Resistance Movement.

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