Pyongyang, January 30 (KCNA) – General Secretary Kim Jong Il appreciated a performance given by the art propaganda squad of KPA combined unit no.488.
Accompanying him to see the performance were Director of the KPA General Political Department Jo Myong Rok, Generals Hyon Chol Hae and Pak Jae Gyong and other KPA general officers.
Put on the stage were colorful numbers such as a poem and chorus “We will become today’s seventh regiment”, a female vocal quartet “We will hold our general in high esteem” and a poem and chorus “we will defend the headquarters of revolution with our lives”.
General Kim Jong Il highly estimated the militant, appealing and colorful performance reflecting matters of great importance in educating servicemen.
He also highly praised the squad for its revolutionary art activities, saying it is a very good thing that its members, soldiers in charge of the ideological front, have always mixed with servicemen and powerfully encouraged them to a new struggle and feat, sharing thick and thin with them.
He stressed that the politico-ideological education such as class education and education in unity between officers and men and between army and people should be steadily conducted among servicemen along with education in fidelity to the party and the leader. Adding that such education is an important undertaking for making the KPA always preserve and display their peculiar revolutionary nature as army of the leader, the party and the people, he gave highly important tasks to art propaganda squads of combined units.
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