Pyongyang, January 8 (KCNA) – General Secretary Kim Jong Il received a message of thanks from the Central Standing Committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) on January 6 for the remittance of educational aid fund and stipends.
The message says Chongryon received 129,400,000 Japanese yen of educational aid fund and stipends he sent again for its democratic national education.
Late President and the General Kim Jong Il sent a total of 43,419,283,000 yen of educational aid fund and stipends in 139 instalments for the children of Koreans in Japan, it says.
It expresses a firm determination to build Chongryon into patriotic ranks loyal to the respected marshal and further strengthen and develop the movement of Koreans in Japan into a truly patriotic movement which serves the Juche cause in the hopeful New Year.
It also expresses an unshakable resolve to further strengthen education in the greatness and benevolence of the General among the new generation and decisively improve the quality of school education in hearty response to the theses on education elucidated by the late President and the highly important teachings of the General on national education so as to train the new generation into successors to the Juche cause who remain unfailingly loyal to General Kim Jong Il.
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