Pyongyang, April 22 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected KPA Unit 2183.
He learned about the unit’s performance of duty before watching its servicepersons in training.
He set forth tasks to be fulfilled to intensify the training, noting that only through an effective combat training can soldiers acquire peculiar and superb tactics, high marksmanship, specialized military technique and strong physical bodies and successfully round off the preparations for battles.
After acquainting himself with the ideological education of the servicepersons, he praised the unit for having operated the educational room and entertainment facilities built well for the ideological, moral, cultural and aesthetic education of them and established a revolutionary habit of reading among them.
Revolutionary literary and art works are an important means for providing the servicepersons with ideological and moral pabulum, he said, underscoring the need for all of them to avidly read revolutionary novels.
He appreciated the efforts exerted by the unit, satisfied to learn that it has channeled efforts into its management, sprucing up the inside and outside of the compound of the barracks like a rest home and providing good conditions for its servicepersons’ living.
He met with Jong Myong Sil, Jon Jong Sil and Kim Chol Nam and other soldiers.
Noting that the days spent by soldiers are a period for dedication and feats as they devote themselves to the Party, the revolution, the country and the people, he warmly encouraged all of them to become excellent soldiers through their faithful military service.
After familiarizing himself with how the unit has realized electrification, he was very pleased to see the power station built by itself paying off profusely.
He had a photo session with servicepersons of the unit.
He was accompanied by Ri Yong Chol, member of the Central Military Commission of the WPK and first vice department director of its Central Committee.
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