Pyongyang, April 14 (KCNA) — A joint national meeting of the Korean Children’s Union organizations was held at the square of the Kumsusan Memorial Palace, the supreme temple of Juche, Friday on the occasion of the 94th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
It was attended by representatives of KCU organizations in various provinces and KCU members here and schoolchildren joining the KCU.
Present there on invitation were Choe Thae Bok, Yang Hyong Sop and Kim Jung Rin, Kim Yong Jin, minister of Education, Ryang Man Gil, chairman of the Pyongyang City People’s Committee, anti-Japanese revolutionary fighters, officials of educational, cultural and art and media institutions, officials of the party and the youth league in Pyongyang, war veterans, persons of merit and parents of schoolchildren.
The participants offered salutes in humble reverence to the portrait of Kim Il Sung, expressing their strong longing and veneration for him.
Kim Kyong Ho, first secretary of the C. C., the youth league, in his report said that the history has records of many famous great men, but it does not know such peerlessly great man as the President who loved children more than anyone else and provided them with the greatest happiness in the world. He added that Kim Il Sung is the eternal sun for the members of the KCU.
Noting that the history of his warm love for the younger generation is given steady continuity thanks to leader Kim Jong Il who has made endless journeys for Songun revolutionary leadership, the reporter called on all the KCU members to hold Kim Il Sung in high esteem forever and become true sons and daughters of Songun of the Workers’ Party of Korea to devotedly defend Kim Jong Il in any place and any time.
There was a ceremony of admission to the KCU.
Led by anti-Japanese revolutionary fighter Kim Ryong Yon, the children joining the KCU took a solemn oath before the flag of the KCU.
Officials, anti-Japanese revolutionary fighters, war veterans, officials of the youth league and persons of merit put red ties around the necks of those children and pinned KCU badges on their chests, congratulating them on their admission to the KCU on the significant Day of the Sun.
Anti-Japanese revolutionary fighter Kim Ok Sun, war veteran Jong Tae Chan and Dr. and Assistant Prof. Ri Kwan Ho of Kim Il Sung University made congratulatory speeches.
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