Pyongyang, April 6 (KCNA) -- Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was awarded Santiago Marino Order by the Bolivar Council in Santiago Marino County, Aragua State of Venezuela.
A meeting for awarding the order to Kim Jong Un took place on Mar. 31 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
Present there were the chairman of the Bolivar Council in Santiago Marino County, the vice-chairman of the National Society for the Study of the Juche Idea, public figures and masses of Venezuela and the DPRK ambassador to this country and his embassy officials.
A decision, read out at the meeting, says that the council has the honour of awarding the order to Kim Jong Un, Supreme Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea who is creditably embodying the principle of independence in politics, self-support in the economy and self-reliance in national defence, set forth by Kim Il Sung, that serves as the guideline for the developing countries, in praise of his feats.
The chairman of the council handed the order and certificate over to the DPRK ambassador.