Pyongyang, July 25 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission, inspected KPA Unit 503.
He was accompanied by First Vice Department Director Ri Jae Il and Vice Department Director Hwang Pyong So of the WPK Central Committee.
He learned about the unit’s performance of duty before watching servicepersons’ training at the military lecture room.
He highly praised all the servicepersons of the unit for having successfully implemented its training program by devoting all their wisdom and enthusiasm to the training after contriving and introducing more effective apparatuses into training.
He learned in detail about how the political work is conducted among its servicepersons, going round the servicepersons’ hall, an educational room and other entertainment and educational facilities.
He was satisfied to learn that the unit has prepared all its servicepersons as vanguard fighters of the revolution firmly equipped with high revolutionary consciousness and the working class awareness by successfully building entertainment and educational facilities and putting their operation on a regular basis.
He took deep care of the soldiers’ living, looking round a bedroom, a mess hall, a wash-cum-bath house, a non-staple store, a food-processing room, a vegetable plot and other facilities for supply service.
Looking at logistic facilities, plots under various species of vegetables and trees around the compound of the barracks, he expressed great satisfaction with the fact that the unit has provided its servicepersons with good living conditions.
He highly appreciated the achievements made by the unit in the past, noting that this unit is exemplary not only in its military and political training but in supply service, the cultural and moral level, its management and all other aspects.
The servicepersons of the KPA are leading an affluent life by sprucing up their posts wherever they are stationed, in deep mountains or solitary islets, he said, adding that this proud change in the era of Songun clearly proves the ideological and moral quality of the KPA.
He gave the servicepersons of the unit a pair of binoculars and an automatic rifle as gifts and had a photo session with them.
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