Pyongyang, June 29 (KCNA) — A meeting took place on June 28 to mark the 60th anniversary of Kim Il Sung Higher Party School.
Present there were Choe Thae Bok and Kim Ki Nam, secretaries of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, officials concerned, party officials of national institutions, leading officials of party cadre training institutions and teachers and students of the school.
Kim Si Hak, rector of the school, said in his report that after the liberation President Kim Il Sung put forward the policy of founding the party school, before any others, for the purpose of carrying out the three policies of founding a party and state and an army and led the preparations for implementing it. On this basis he declared the foundation of the school on June 1, Juche 35 (1946) and shouldered upon himself the responsibility of the first rector of the school, the reporter added. He went on:
The emergence of the school helped the WPK train necessary party officials by itself at that permanent party school and marked the beginning of a new history of Juche-oriented training of party officials.
Kim Il Sung’s idea of training party officials and his exploits performed in the work have been firmly upheld and carried forward by Kim Jong Il. He has worked heart and soul to help the school train many true party officials of ability, vanguard fighters of Songun revolution ready to successfully carry out the cause of Juche-oriented party building from generation to generation.
The reporter called on all the teachers and students to uphold and glorify the ideas of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on training party officials and their exploits performed in it and resolutely struggle as staunch vanguard fighters devotedly defending the leaders.
The reporter underscored the need to imbue the school with the revolutionary idea of the Party, the Songun idea, thoroughly establish the revolutionary trait of carrying out all work and living as required by its thought and will of the party and devotedly implement Kim Jong Il’s policy of training party officials.
Similar meetings were held at the party schools of the Ministry of Railways, the Pyongyang City Committee and the provincial committees of the WPK on the same day.
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