Pyongyang, September 5 (KCNA) – Kim Jong Il made sure that pictures of martyrs engraved on natural stones were pasted on their gravestones at the Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery.
A ceremony for conveying his solicitude took place on the spot on Sept. 4.
The bodies of the martyrs, officials of the party, state and army and men of meritorious services in sectors of science, education, public health, literature and arts were buried at the cemetery built in the 1980s. They devoted themselves to the liberation of the country, socialist construction and national reunification.
Kim Jong Il saw to it that their pictures engraved on natural stones were pasted on their gravestones on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the DPRK.
Speaking at the ceremony, Choe Thae Bok, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, said that all the bereaved families should unite around General Secretary Kim Jong Il in one mind and devote their all to the struggle to defend the dignity and honor of Kim Il Sung’s nation and build a powerful country of Juche on this land.
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