Pyongyang, September 6 (KCNA) — A rally of soldiers of the three services of the Korean People’s Army was held at Jonsung Square in Pyongyang on September 5 to congratulate Kim Jong Il, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and KPA Supreme Commander, upon his reelection as Chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Speakers including KPA vice-marshal Jo Myong Rok, first-vice-chairman of the NDC and director of the KPA General Political Department, and KPA vice-marshal Kim Yong Chun, member of the NDC and chief of the KPA general staff, extended the greatest glory and warmest congratulations to him.
They said that his reelection is a great honor and happiness of the Korean army and people and a happy event of the nation which will shine long in the annals of Korea.
The event is an expression of warm respect and trust of all the KPA soldiers and people for the great commander, they stressed, adding:
As we have Kim Jong Il at the head of the party, revolution and national defense, our country will emerge forever as a firm socialist bulwark, a great strong nation of Juche with invincible dignity and might.
After the rally the soldiers enjoyed dancing to celebrate the glorious day.
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