Pyongyang, June 19 (KCNA) — Rodong Sinmun today dedicates an article to the 12th anniversary of the publication of Kim Jong Il’s famous work “Giving Priority to Ideological Work Is Essential for Accomplishing Socialism”.
This work published by Kim Jong Il on June 19, Juche 84 (1995) comprehensively clarifies all issues arising in victoriously advancing the socialist cause by dint of ideology as required by the times and the revolutionary development such as the essence and contents of the ideological work, its main duty, principles and ways for conducting it.
The future and might of socialism depend on ideology, the article notes, and goes on: Only when priority is given to the ideological work to help all the people cherish the socialist idea as faith, can the socialist cause win victory after victory in any storm and stress.
What is important in Kim Jong Il’s leadership that glorified Songun Korea by dint of ideology is that he conducted energetic ideological and theoretic activities to develop and enrich the ideas and theories of socialism as required by the new era and made sure that the socialist education was intensified among the party members and other working people and thus consolidated the politico-ideological position of the DPRK as firm as a rock.
What is also important in his guidance is that he has steadily improved the forms and methods of the ideological work to significantly boost its effectiveness.
Kim Jong Il taught the officials forms and methods of the ideological work one by one and wisely led them, saying that the popular masses are responsible for socialist construction and the driving force for the country’s prosperity and there is nothing impossible in the world if they are motivated.
Recent years have witnessed the appearance of many power stations and modern production centres built by the servicepersons and the people in the DPRK despite difficulties, the nation’s fields changed beyond recognition as befitting the land of socialist Korea and monumental edifices in the Songun era. All these are the precious fruition of the might of the ideology of the army and the people in the DPRK
The article calls on all servicepersons and people to tightly hold the Juche-oriented theory of ideology as an invincible weapon for accomplishing the socialist cause and exalt the honor of being a winner in the on-going drive to consolidate the politico-ideological position as firm as a rock and usher in an era of overall success in the efforts to achieve the country’s prosperity by dint of ideology.
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