Pyongyang, June 6 (KCNA) — Today marks the 59th founding anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU).
On this occasion, the Korean people warmly congratulate the members of the KCU who are fully preparing themselves as successors to the Juche revolutionary cause, inheriting the precious tradition of the anti-Japanese Children’s Corps.
President Kim Il Sung formed the Saenal Children’s Union, the first revolutionary organization of children in Korea, on December 15, Juche 15 (1926) during the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle and strengthened and developed it. And, drawing on the experience, he founded the Korean Children’s Union on June 6, Juche 35 (1946).
Rodong Sinmun Monday dedicates an editorial to this anniversary, which says that the issue of bringing up the younger generation into the master of the future in Korea has been solved most successfully thanks to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il.
Calling upon the members of the KCU to be mainstays of the bright future of Juche Korea, the editorial continues:
Nowhere in the world are children so sound ideologically and so pure mentally and morally as the KCU members who invariably believe in and follow President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and are boundlessly loyal to the country and people in any hard trials.
The KCU members should always remember the benevolence of the Workers’ Party of Korea which brings them up into full-fledged mainstay for the future of Songun Korea and repay its love and benevolence by remaining true to the end to the oath they made before the flag of the KCU.
They should always hold Kim Il Sung in high esteem through all ages with profound reverence and be loyal to Kim Jong Il who defends the bright and blue sky over the country, making a constant long journey of Songun.
They should strive with might and main to realize their far-reaching ideal and aims to become heroes, doctors, scientists, labor innovators, artists and sportspersons to be remembered all the time by the Party and the country.
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