Wreaths Laid before Martyrs’ Cemeteries

Pyongyang, July 27 (KCNA) — Wreaths were laid at the Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery on Mt. Taesong and the Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery on July 27 on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of the victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War.

Seen standing at the wreath-laying stands of the cemeteries were wreaths sent by Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army.
Lined up there were honor guards of the Korean People’s Army.
Amidst the playing of the wreath-laying music wreaths were put in the joint name of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly and the DPRK Cabinet.

Also laid there were wreaths in the name of the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces, working people’s organizations, ministries, national institutions, units of the Korean People’s Army, organs of science, education, public health, physical culture and sports and the press, party and power bodies, factories and farms in Pyongyang and bouquets and flowers.

Written on ribbons of the wreaths were letters reading “Glory to the revolutionary martyrs!” and “Glory to the patriotic martyrs!”

Participants paid a silent tribute in memory of Kim Jong Suk, anti-Japanese war hero, after laying bouquets in front of her bust.

Present at the wreath laying ceremonies were Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju, officials of the party, armed forces and power bodies, working people’s organizations, ministries and national institutions, servicepersons of the KPA and working people in the city.
A wreath was laid at the Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery on Mt. Taesong by the military attaches’ corps here Wednesday.

That day wreaths were laid before statues of martyrs, the Monument to the Fallen Fighters of the People’s Army and graves of martyrs in different parts of the country.

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