Pyongyang, March 21 (KCNA) -- Followers of the Juche idea across the world have expressed deep reverence for Chairman Kim Jong Il who recorded a long history of revolutionary leadership with heroic struggle and immortal exploits, laying an eternal foundation for the accomplishment of the revolutionary cause of Juche. The director-general of the International Institute of the Juche Idea, the chairman of the Nepali Literary Forum for the Study of Songun Politics, a director of the European Society for the Study of the Juche Idea and the chairman of the South African National Committee for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism praised the distinguished ideo-theoretical exploits of Kim Jong Il who brightly showed the road ahead of the nation and mankind with his brilliant wisdom and energetic literary activities. The secretary general of the Nepalese Association for Supporting the Songun Politics said that HE Kim Jong Il was an outstanding state political activist who made immortal contributions to the development of the Workers' Party of Korea and the protection of the sovereignty and dignity of the country and nation. It was thanks to his wise leadership that the DPRK could achieve development and prosperity while overcoming difficult trials and challenges, which is unimaginable in other countries, he added. The chairperson of the Finnish National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea, the chairman of the Mexican Institute for the Study of the Juche Idea and the chief of the Swiss Group for the Study of the Juche Idea praised Kim Jong Il for frustrating the imperialists' high-handed and arbitrary practices and defending peace and security in the Korean peninsula and the rest of the world with his iron will and matchless pluck, saying it is a great exploit that could be achieved by Kim Jong Il only. The chairperson of the Organization for the Study of the Juche Idea of Thailand, the chairman of the Venezuelan National Society for the Study of the Juche Idea and the chairperson of the Brazilian Center for the Study of the Juche Idea praised Kim Jong Il as the defender of socialism and justice and a peerless brilliant commander of Songun. The chairman of the Pakistani Organization for the Study of the Juche Idea, the chief of the Valencia Group for the Study of the Juche Idea of Spain and the chairman of the National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea of the DR Congo said that HE Kim Jong Il was the greatest sage possessed of perfect qualifications in all aspects and a genuine internationalist who devoted his all to the human cause of independence. His sacred revolutionary life will be cherished in the hearts of mankind as a genuine model for revolutionaries, they stressed.