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Historic meeting to be specially recorded in great heyday of DPRK-Russia friendship
President of Russian Federation arrives in Pyongyang to pay state visit to DPRK
Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un warmly receives President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

At a crucial time when the friendly relations between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation have emerged as a strong strategic fortress and an engine for defending international justice, peace and security and accelerating the building of a new multipolar world, another meeting of the top leaders of the two countries took place in Pyongyang, clearly demonstrating once again the invincibility and durability of the DPRK-Russia friendship and unity.

Pyongyang International Airport was decked in a festive attire to warmly greet as the highest honoured guest of the state President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin of the Russian Federation who would pay a state visit to the DPRK at the invitation of Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK.

The national flags of the DPRK and the Russian Federation were fluttering at the flagstaffs.

Seen at the airport were Alexandr Matsegora, Russian ambassador to the DPRK, and his embassy staff members.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un came to the airport to greet Comrade Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

Memorable day in WPK’s history

June 19, 2024

On June 19 1964, Chairman Kim Jong Il started work at the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea. The day is cherished in the hearts of the Korean people as a day that will go down in the history of the country, together with the founding anniversary of the WPK, in its history.

It is because with the day a dramatic change was brought about in the strengthening and development of the WPK.

The Chairman clarified the position and role of the leader in the revolutionary struggle of the working class in an original way and strengthened and developed the WPK into the party of President Kim Il Sung.

Symposium marks 60th anniv of Kim Jong Il’s start of work at Party Central Committee

June 19, 2024

A symposium of social scientists took place on June 17 to mark the 60th anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il's start of work at the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.

The meeting heard papers explaining and proving the immortal Party-building exploits of the peerlessly great men who developed the WPK into a revolutionary party of Juche with their outstanding ideas and leadership and ushered in a heyday of strengthening the whole Party by steadily enhancing its leadership role. The papers were made public by Ri Yong Chol, section chief of the Academy of Social Sciences, Hong Kwang Chol, head of a department of the University of National Economy, U Sang Ho, researcher at the Central Cadres Training School of the WPK, and Ri Yong Chol, section chief of Kim Il Sung University.

Speakers said that Kim Jong Il's start of work at the top general staff of the Korean revolution was a historic event that marked a new milestone in the development of the WPK and the history of the Juche revolution.

Farmers move into new houses in Jagang

June 19, 2024

Dwelling houses for hundreds of families have been built on the Thaephyong Farm in Hyangsan County, Jagang Province, this year, too, in the wake of last year.

The modern houses preserve the distinctive features of the mountainous area.

A ceremony for moving into new houses took place on the spot on June 16.

Orders of DPRK Friendship conferred

June 19, 2024

Order of the DPRK Friendship 2nd Class was conferred respectively on Mario Bogdanov, vice-president of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, and Michael Prewett, president of the European Taekwon-Do Federation.

An award ceremony took place at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on June 17.

Present there were Kang Yun Sok, vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, Kim Myong Gun, chairman of the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee, officials concerned, Ri Yong Son, president of the ITF, and other executive members of the ITF. 

Executive board meeting of Int'l Martial Art Games Committee held

June 19, 2024

The executive board meeting of the International Martial Art Games Committee took place in Pyongyang on June 17.

Present there were Chairman Ri Yong Son, president of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, Vice-Chairman Leong Wai Meng, vice-president of the ITF, and other executive members and representatives of various international martial arts organizations and national martial arts games committees.

The meeting discussed the issues related to the Ninth International Martial Arts Games and the eleventh general meeting of the International Martial Art Games Committee. 

Ceremony of lighting flame for int'l martial arts games held in Pyongyang

June 19, 2024

A ceremony of lighting the flame for the Ninth International Martial Arts Games took place in Pyongyang on June 17.

The flame, lighted at the martial arts torch tower located at Sports Village on Chongchun Street in Pyongyang, will be brought to the flame holder in the venue of the opening ceremony of the Ninth International Martial Arts Games to be held in Tashkent of Uzbekistan in November this year.

Present at the flame-lighting ceremony were Kim Myong Hun, vice-premier of the DPRK Cabinet, Kim Myong Gun, chairman of the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee, Taekwon-Do instructors and players and working people in Pyongyang.

World Blood Donor Day marked

June 19, 2024

An event took place at the National Blood Centre under the Ministry of Public Health on June 17 to mark World Blood Donor Day.

Present there were officials of the Ministry of Public Health and the relevant sector, voluntary blood donors and employees of the centre.

Remarks were made at the event.

Model families of socialist cultured way of life increase

June 19, 2024

Over 22 000 families become such models at farms across the country

Model families of socialist cultured way of life are increasing in the DPRK as it has entered a new era in which not only people but also mountains and streams change beyond recognition through the implementation of the Workers’ Party of Korea’s grand programme for the rural revolution.

It isn’t a day or two since the climate of trying to be honoured with the title of model family of socialist cultured way of life began to prevail in the country.

Building of raw materials bases stepped up

June 19, 2024

The construction of regional industry factories is proceeding at a fast pace in 20 cities and counties across the DPRK. Accordingly, provinces, cities and counties are vigorously stepping up the building of raw materials bases for ensuring the normal operation of the factories.

With emphasis placed on making effective use of locally available raw materials, they are striving to secure raw materials bases, oil bearing forests, raw-material forests for paper production and so on in an efficient way.

South Hwanghae Province organized a demonstration related to the creation of evodia and poplar forests in Unchon County last March to encourage other cities and counties to map out detailed plans for the creation of forests for raw materials according to their regional characteristics and push ahead with the production of saplings and tree planting.

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