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VLADIVOSTOK, April 6 (Itar-Tass) — An exhibition devoted to the 100th birth anniversary (April 15) of the founder and first President of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Il Sung opened at the Nakhodka museum in the Primorsky Territory on Friday. The exhibition features photographs of Kim Il Sung, his books, the works of his son Kim Jong Il, who headed the country for more than 15 years after his father. The exhibition, featuring the continuity of the authority, also presents photographs of the current head of North Korea - Kim Jong Un, the grandson of the first president of North Korea.
The exhibition opening was attended by the heads of cities of the Primorsky Territory, representatives of the public of Nakhodka and political parties.
DPRK Consul General Sim Guk Ryon told the audience about the life of the first DPRK president and the country’s achievements under his leadership.
Nakhodka deputy mayor Boris Gladkikh for his part noted good-neighbourly relations between the DPRK and the Primorsky Territory, stressed a significant role played in this sphere by the North Korean Consulate General in Nakhodka.
Korean and Russian amateur artists, singing songs in honour of Kim Il Sung in the Russian and Korean languages, performed at the opening of the exhibition.
North Korea’s Consulate General in Nakhodka also on Friday gave a reception in honour of the 100th anniversary of the DPRK founder’s birth.