November 16 is Mother`s Day in the DPRK.
President Kim Il Sung made a speech entitled The Duty of Mothers in the Education of Children at the First National Meeting of Mothers on November 16 Juche 50(1961). Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, who is carrying forward the noble intention of the great leaders who cultivated the flower garden of respecting women, saw to it that the historic day of November 16 was set as Mother`s Day.
Marking the first Mother`s Day in Juche 101(2012), the Supreme Leader made sure that the fourth national meeting of mothers was held splendidly and even had a photograph taken with the participants in the meeting.
On the occasion of the day, the sons and daughters throughout the country send congratulation to the mothers who bring up children with love, affection and boundless devotion.