Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un with former NBA Champion Dennis Rodman in Pyongyang. The basketball delegation are inside the country representing the Harlem Globetrotters., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
DPRK, U.S. Basketball Players Have Joint Training
Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) Basketball players of the DPRK and the U.S. conducted a joint training in Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium here on Wednesday.
Participating in it were U-18 players of the DPRK and ex-player of the NBA of the U.S. Dennis Rodman and his party.
Match tactics, training mode and technique movement of the players of the two countries were exchanged at the joint training.
A workshop on basketball technique took place that day.
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Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Contributors to Successful Nuclear Test
Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- Marshal Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, had a photo session with the scientists, technicians, workers, soldier-builders and officials who contributed to the successful third underground nuclear test.
Kim Jong Un appeared in front of the building of the WPK Central Committee.
He highly praised those who successfully conducted the underground nuclear test as part of the practical countermeasure to defend the security and sovereignty of the country, thus fully demonstrating once again that Korea does what it is determined to do and instilling faith in sure victory and optimism into the army and people of the DPRK.
He had a photo taken with them, expressing expectation and conviction that they would achieve greater successes in their scientific researches to further bolster up the nuclear deterrent for self-defence by waging a dynamic drive for breaking through cutting-edge science and technology with the same vim and vigor with which they succeeded in the nuclear test.
Present there were Kim Yong Nam, Choe Yong Rim, Choe Ryong Hae, Jang Song Thaek, Kim Kyong Hui, Choe Thae Bok, Pak To Chun, Kim Yong Chun, Kim Yang Gon, Kim Yong Il, Kim Phyong Hae, Kwak Pom Gi, Mun Kyong Dok, Jo Yon Jun and Hong Sung Mu.
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Contributors to Successful Nuclear Test Leave Here amid Warm Send-off
Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -Scientists, technicians, workers, officials in the field of national defence science and soldier-builders left here Wednesday after wrapping up their significant itineraries in Pyongyang. They contributed to succeeding in the third underground nuclear test.
They were sent off by Kim Yong Nam, Pak To Chun and Jo Yon Jun and other officials of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.
Service personnel of the Korean People's Army and Pyongyangites warmly sent them off along the route between Pyongyang Railway Station and the plaza in front of the April 25 House of Culture, via Chollima Street, Pothong Gate, Yongung Street, Jonsung Square and Pipha Street.
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National Meeting of Active Three-Revolution Team Members Held
Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- A national meeting of active three-revolution team members was held here on Wednesday.
Present there were Choe Yong Rim, Choe Thae Bok, Pak To Chun, and leading officials of party organizations in provinces, cities and counties, and exemplary three-revolution team members from across the country and.
The meeting reviewed the successes and experience gained in the work of the three-revolution teams and discussed measures to thoroughly carry out the important tasks in the work "Let Us Bring About Fresh Turn in Work of Three-Revolution Teams as Required by New Situation" published by the dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the start of the three-revolution team movement.
His work was read out at the meeting.
He in the work said that President Kim Il Sung kindled the flame of the movement in February 1973, 40 years ago, adding that this was an important step of historic significance in vigorously conducting the three revolutions, ideological, technical and cultural, and thereby successfully carrying out the cause of modeling whole society on the Juche idea.
The three-revolution team movement has developed to be a powerful engine promoting the ideological, technical and cultural revolutions under the wise guidance of President Kim Il Sung and general secretary Kim Jong Il and fully displayed its vitality in the efforts for building socialism, he noted.
He specified tasks and ways for bringing about a great turn in the work of three-revolution teams as required by the new situation and expressed belief and conviction that the team members would positively contribute to accomplishing the cause of building a thriving nation, bearing deep in mind the trust of the party.
Choe Thae Bok, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the C.C., the Workers' Party of Korea, made a report at the meeting.
Then followed speeches.
The reporter and speakers said that the publication of Kim Jong Un's work provided important guidelines for dynamically promoting the three revolutions as it newly clarified the significance and importance of the movement and set forth tasks and ways for waging it.
They called for setting bold and ambitious targets for putting the national economy on a Juche-oriented, modern and IT basis and doing everything with wisdom and enthusiasm by learning from the mettle and spirit of space conquerors and those who developed nuclear weapons.
They underscored the need to bring about a new turn in the work of the three-revolution teams under the leadership of Kim Jong Un and fulfil their duties in opening up a turning phase of building a thriving socialist nation.