Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on February 16, the Day of the Shining Star (Chairman Kim Jong Il’s birth anniversary), the greatest auspicious holiday of the nation.
He was accompanied by members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and members of the Party central leadership body.
The Kumsusan Palace of the Sun was wrapped in the sublime atmosphere amid the ardent yearning for Kim Jong Il who had lived the life of wholehearted dedication to the people unprecedented in history, regarding “The people are God” as his life motto.
Placed at the statues of the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il was a flower basket in the name of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un.
Also laid at the statues were baskets of flowers in the names of the WPK Central Committee, the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, the Standing Committee of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK and the Cabinet of the DPRK.
The General Secretary, together with the visitors, paid high tribute to the statues of the great leaders.
At the hall where Kim Jong Il is preserved in his lifetime appearance, he made a bow in the humblest reverence to Kim Jong Il who glorified the country as a genuine socialist state centered on the popular masses and provided the firm foundation of prosperity by dint of self-reliance with his outstanding idea and revolutionary leadership, day and night.
The members of the Party central leadership body made the firm resolution to remain loyal to the revolutionary idea and leadership of the General Secretary, firmly united around him, and perform their heavy duty entrusted by the times and history in implementing the important tasks set forth at the 8th Congress of the WPK and the 2nd Plenary Meeting of the 8th WPK Central Committee and thus achieve the overall development of the Korean-style socialism.