Pyongyang, October 9 (KCNA) — Seminars were held in Bangladesh, Russia, Egypt and Ethiopia between September 25 and October 3 to mark the 20th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s election as general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), the 72nd birthday of the WPK and the 91st anniversary of the formation of the Down-with-Imperialism Union (DIU).
The general secretary of the C.C., Workers’ Party of Bangladesh and the president of the Bangladesh People’s League noted that the WPK has covered the road of victory and glory for more than 70 years, overcoming the tempest of history.
The director of the Russian Institute of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism said that the WPK, founded by President Kim Il Sung, has struggled for happiness of the people and prosperity of the country for many years.
Comrade Kim Jong Il, elected as general secretary of the WPK on October 8, 1997 in reflection of the unanimous will of all the Korean people, had constantly implemented the lines and policies for the people, the director said, adding:
Today the WPK is speeding up the struggle to defend socialism and build a powerful state, holding aloft the banner of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism under the guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
The chairman of the Russian Association for the Study of the Juche Idea said the WPK, which inherited the tradition of the DIU formed by the President, is a Juche-type revolutionary party and vanguard guiding the Korean people in the struggle for the accomplishment of the socialist cause.
The chairman of the Egypt-Korea Friendship Association praised the leadership exploits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for party building, saying that under the leadership of Kim Jong Un the Korean army and people have dynamically advanced despite the frantic provocative moves of the U.S. and its vassal forces.
The chairman of the Ethiopian National Committee for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism stressed that the WPK led by Kim Jong Un would further display its might as an invincible party.
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