Pyongyang, April 6 (KCNA) — A meeting of workers and other members of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) was held on the square of the Monument to Party Founding on April 5 to celebrate the 13th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s election as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission.
The reporter and speakers at the meeting noted that the election of Kim Jong Il to the highest post of the Korean revolution provided a sure guarantee for successfully accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche generation after generation and significantly exalted the dignity and might of the country.
They went on to say:
Kim Jong Il has pursued the Songun policy, a socialist political mode, and thus trained the Korean People’s Army to be a standard-bearer of the Songun revolution and an invincible army devotedly defending the Party and the leader, the country and socialism and turned the whole country into a impregnable fortress.
He has wisely led the Workers’ Party of Korea, the army and the people with his extraordinary ideological and theoretical wisdom and distinguished political ability, performing undying feats for accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche. These immortal exploits will shine forever in the history of the country along with the Songun era.
A poem “Song Devoted to the Great Brilliant Commander of Songun” was recited at the meeting.
Present at the meeting were Secretary of the WPK Central Committee Kim Jung Rin, officials of the Central Committee of the GFTUK, officials and members of the GFTUK and working people in Pyongyang.
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