North Korea Order of Friendship, 1st class   Item# 00086  

The Following Medals Explanation:
Established: July 30,1985
Classes: One
Wide:56 mm       High:56 mm
Material:  Copper
DPRK Order of Friendship, 1st and 2nd Class, and Friendship Medal
Established: July 25, 1985
From the Rodong Sinmun (Labor News), 30 July 1985
Decree of the Central People's Committee, DPRK
Establishment of the DPRK Order of Friendship, 1st and 2nd Class, and Friendship Medal
The Central People's Committee of the DPRK decides the following and gives state-class commendations to the diplomatic personnel, relevant officials, technicians and experts who work hard to strengthen friendship and unity with other countries, and economic and technical exchange and assistance, and to promote inter national aid from the world to our country:
1. To establish the DPRK Order of Friendship, 1st and 2nd Class, and Friendship Medal
2. To acknowledge the stipulations and description of the DPRK Order of Friendship, Ist and 2nd Class, and Friendship Medal.
Chairman of DPRK
Kim Il Sung
July 25, 1985 Pyongyang
Neither Class of this Order nor the Medal are serial numbered and they are awarded only to foreigners