The DPRK Embassy in Moscow hosted a reception on February 12 to observe the 78th birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il.
Present there on invitation were personages of the government, political parties, organizations and institutions of Russia including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federation Council, the State Duma, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Development of Far East and Arctic, the Party for Peace and Unity, “A Just Russia”, the Russian Association for Friendship and Cultural Cooperation with the DPRK, the Moscow Peace Fund and the Academy of Sciences and artistes of the Academy Ensemble of the National Guard of the Russian Federation.
Staff members of the DPRK Embassy in Moscow were present.
The participants laid a floral basket and bouquets before an art piece depicting President Kim Il Sung standing together with Chairman Kim Jong Il and paid tribute to them.
They looked round photos dealing with the undying exploits performed by the President, the Chairman and Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un for the development of the DPRK-Russia friendship, immortal classical works of the peerlessly great men and books introducing the proud reality of the DPRK and others.
Speeches were made at the reception.