Service personnel of the Korean People’s Army held a meeting at the Ssangunri Revolutionary Site on Aug. 25. They vowed to glorify forever the Songun revolutionary leadership feats of leader Kim Jong Il and remain loyal to the leadership of respected Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un.
Present there were commanding officers of the KPA, service personnel of the Ground, Naval and Air and Anti-Air Force of the KPA.
Prior to the meeting, there took place a ceremony and military music concert of the military bands of KPA units.
KPA General Hyon Yong Chol, minister of the People’s Armed Forces, made a report at the meeting.
The Day of Songun, the revolutionary holiday which can be called by linking with the august name of Kim Jong Il only is the day of history together with the day of army-building which will remain shining in the history of the building of the Korean revolutionary armed forces and the history of the country, the reporter said.
Kim Jong Il started the Songun leadership by inspecting the Seoul Ryu Kyong Su Guards 105th Tank Division of the Korean People’s Army on August 25, Juche 49 (1960) and, thereby, the precious history and traditions of the Korean revolution which was hewed out and triumphantly advanced with arms have been given a steady continuity and the new era of the Juche revolution making a long drive under the unfurled banner of Songun opened, he noted.
He advanced the idea of attaching importance to the military affairs and directed primary efforts to bolstering up the military muscle from the first period of his Songun revolutionary leadership, strengthened the political and military power of the People’s Army and thus shattered the provocation moves of the enemies and firmly defended Korean-style socialism, he said.
He noted that Kim Jong Il could smash the high-handed and arbitrary practices of the imperialists and lead the revolution and construction to victory, a historic miracle which can be wrought by him only.
The revolutionary feats of Kim Jong Il who put the dignity and position of the country on the highest level of the world under the unfurled banner of Songun for more than five decades since he started the Songun revolutionary leadership in Ssangun-ri will go down forever along with the prosperity of the powerful Paektusan nation, he stressed.
The Juche-based revolutionary cause of Songun which has won for decades under his care is dynamically advancing under the wise guidance of Marshal Kim Jong Un, he said.
A new heyday for the strengthening of the revolutionary armed forces and the prosperity of the country has been ushered in thanks to Kim Jong Un who is arousing all service personnel and people to building a thriving nation while ceaselessly visiting the KPA units and forefront outposts associated with the feats Kim Jong Il performed in commanding the army, he noted.
He called for glorifying for all ages the Songun revolutionary leadership feats of Kim Jong Il and fighting for the final victory for national reunification and the building of a thriving nation, rallied close around Kim Jong Un.
Then followed speeches of KPA general officer Kim Song Chol, officers Choe Chol Ju, Pak Kwang Chol and Sonu Yong Saeng.
At the end of the meeting, service personnel presented a dancing party to the tune of revolutionary army songs. They visited the Ssangunri Revolutionary Site and held a meeting for explaining the greatness of Kim Jong Il and Kim Jong Un.