Pyongyang, November 30 (KCNA)– General Secretary Kim Jong Il inspected Kum Song lifeguard unit no. 775 of the KPA on Monday.
He was accompanied by vice marshal Jo Myong Rok, director of the general political department of the KPA= vice marshal Kim Yong Chun, chief of the general staff of the KPA= vice marshal Kim Il Chol, Minister of the People’s Armed Forces= generals Hyon Chol Hae and Pak Jae Gyong= col. general Ri Myong Su and staff members of the supreme command of the KPA.
He arrived at the unit situated on the forefront, greeted by the unit’s commanding officers.
After receiving a salute, he went up to the forward command post of the unit on top of the height.
Looking at the vast defence theatres and the nearby enemy position, he learned about the topography, disposition of troops and the enemy’s situation and heard a report from the unit’s commander on the general situation.
At the headquarters of the unit, he looked round a monument to the on-the-spot guidance of the President Kim Il Sung and buildings visited by him.
He then said the unit could become an invincible unit under the President’s wise leadership and meticulous care and that the President’s immortal feats for army-building will remain long in the history of the nation.
He noted with great satisfaction that all the commanding officers of the unit were constantly improving their ability of organising and commanding operations, with deep knowledge of the Juche-oriented combat methods of the Worker’s Party of Korea.
He enjoyed an art performance given by soldiers of a civil police company under the unit.
He expressed great satisfaction with the excellent performance of high ideological and artistic value that vividly represented the unshakable revolutionary faith and will of the KPA.
In the belief that the unit’s soldiers will firmly defend with arms the gains of the revolution won by the Korean people at the cost of blood, he gave them a pair of binoculars, a machine gun and an automatic rifle.
He had a picture taken with them.
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