5th Rason International Trade Exhibition Opens
Date: 20/08/2015 | Source: KCNA.co.jp (English) | Read original version at source
Rason, August 20 (KCNA) -- The 5th Rason International Trade Exhibition opened in Rason City with due ceremony on Thursday.
Displayed at the exhibition are electric and electronic products, light industrial goods, foodstuff, daily necessities, medicines, agricultural and marine products, household articles and vehicles presented by of at least 90 units of the DPRK, Russia, Germany, Dominica, Italy, China, Canada and other countries.
The participants laid a floral basket before the portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il displayed in the Rason Exhibition Hall and paid tribute to them.
Attending the ceremony were Jo Jong Ho, chairman of the Rason City People's Committee who is also chairman of the organizing committee of the exhibition, officials concerned, people in the city, and the Russian consul-general in Chongjin, delegates of different countries, those who presented products to the exhibition and foreign businessmen active in the Rason economic and trade zone.
An opening address and congratulatory speeches were made.
The speakers said that the beautiful port city of Rason has become the venue of the 5th Rason International Trade Exhibition thanks to the common aspiration and sincere efforts of governments, enterprises and trading companies of different countries.
They noted that DPRK is developing foreign trade and actively accelerating technical modernization of the national economy on the basis of the latest science and technology and has already laid an institutional and legal groundwork for developing and revitalizing economic and trade zones.
They said that the exhibition would offer a good opportunity for promoting friendship and solidarity among countries and further developing economy and trade.
There took place a reception that day.