Pyongyang, September 12 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Il, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, together with servicemen, enjoyed an art performance given by the merited choir of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) song and dance ensemble to mark the 50th anniversary of the DPRK.
The audience included Jo Myong Rok, first vice-chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and director of the KPA General Political Department= Kim Yong Chun, chief of the KPA general staff= Kim Il Chol, Minister of the People’s Armed Forces= Ri Yong Mu, vice-chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission= KPA generals Kim Ha Gyu, Hyon Chol Hae and Pak Jae Gyong= and other general officers of the KPA.
Kim Kuk Thae, Kim Ki Nam and Kim Yong Sun, secretaries of the WPK Central Committee= Jang Song Thaek, first vice Department Director of the WPK Central Committee= and Pak Myong Chol, Minister of Physical Culture and Sports= were among the audience.
The choir sang in chorus “the Patriotic Song,” “Song of the Proclamation of the People’s Republic,” “We began on war debris,” “Let us hold higher the red flag” and other songs.
Supreme Commander Kim Jong Il congratulated the artistes on their successful performance and cordially waved to the cheering audience.
He expressed great satisfaction with the choir’s successful performance full of the indomitable revolutionary spirit of the KPA and highly appreciated their feats.
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