The second-day session of the 8th Conference of Ideological Officials of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) was held with splendor on Feb. 25.
Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, was present at the conference.
When he appeared on the platform of the conference hall, all participants broke into loud cheers and enthusiastic applauses.
He warmly acknowledged them and extended a warm salute to the participants who have devoted themselves to developing the party ideological work.
Speakers said that they have fully prepared all party members and other working people as vanguard fighters who devotedly protect the leader, deeply trusting and following the party and the leader only by relying on the well-regulated ideological work system, information and agitation methods and education bases, true to President Kim Il Sung’s and leader Kim Jong Il’s line of attaching importance to ideology.
They noted that they have deeply grasped the validity and vitality of the theories and methods of the party ideological work in the period when they have powerfully encouraged the masses in the drive for embodying the Party’s ideology and upholding its policies by giving play to their revolutionary enthusiasm and creative ingenuity through the thorough application of the information and agitation methods of the anti-Japanese guerrilla style and a brisk three-revolution red flag movement.
They emphasized the immortal leadership exploits the peerlessly great men of Mt. Paektu performed in the drive for modeling the whole society on the monolithic idea by setting forth the Juche-oriented theory of ideology and the greatness and great vitality of their ideas and theories and analyzed and reviewed the successes, experience and shortcomings gained in the party ideological work in the past.
They called on the ideological workers to understand and confirm once again the importance of the party ideological work in the important historic period of carrying forward the revolutionary cause of Juche and successfully realize the modeling of the whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism by concentrating every effort on more thoroughly establishing the monolithic leadership system of the party and consolidating the unity and cohesion of the party and revolutionary ranks in thought and purpose as firm as a rock.
They renewed their determination to make a positive contribution to giving fullest play to the mental power of Kim Il Sung’s nation and Kim Jong Il’s Korea in building a thriving nation by successfully turning the party ideological work into the one instilling the fighting spirit and patriotism into the popular masses.
Kim Jong Un made a very important speech there and his speech was over, the participants again broke into rousing cheers.
After listening to his speech, all participants renewed their loyal pledge to become political activists of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il type and give full play to the might of the revolutionary idea of the party and mental power of all service personnel and people and thus creditably fulfill their honorable mission and duty as ideological officials of the party in the glorious era of Kim Jong Un.
A letter of pledge to the WPK was adopted there. Choe Thae Bok made a closing address.