Pyongyang, February 24 (KCNA) -- Celebrations, book and photo exhibitions, film shows and receptions took place at the DPRK missions in Cuba, Laos, Nepal, Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Syria, Iran, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Pakistan, Kuwait, Nigeria, South Africa, DR Congo, Libya, Algeria, Uganda, Egypt, Ethiopia, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela, the DPRK permanent mission to the UN Office and international organizations in Geneva, and the DPRK permanent mission to the UN from Feb. 6 to 16 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il.
Korean films such as "My Country Has Emerged Victorious by Dint of Single-minded Unity" were screened at the film shows.
Present at the events on invitation were personages of governments, political parties, organizations, institutions and masses of those countries, and representatives of international and regional bodies with officials of the DPRK missions on hand.
The senior leader of the Indian People's Party said that the great leader Kim Jong Il smashed the increasing moves of the imperialists to isolate and stifle the DPRK with his unique Songun politics and safeguarded the country's security and the people's fate.
A vice-minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela expressed his view that the international status of the DPRK rising tremendously in the world's spotlight would be unthinkable without the feats of H.E. Kim Jong Il.
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 said that one of the greatest feats of Kim Jong Il was that he proved the scientific accuracy of socialism and the inevitability of its victory and firmly defended the banner of socialism during the period when the world socialist movement experienced a temporary frustration.
A member of the Central Executive Committee of the League for National Democracy of Myanmar, the chairman of the Supreme Council of the National Socialist Party (Romania), the general secretary of the Movement for Peace and Socialism of Italy, the general secretary of the Central Committee of the People's Socialist Party of Mexico, the councilor of the European Society for the Study of the Juche Idea and the chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Bangladesh commended Kim Jong Il as a master of ideology and theory, a rare Songun brilliant commander and a peerlessly great sage, and stressed that the feats of the great man will be remembered by all people forever. -0-