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Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site

Kim Jong Un visits the Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site in November 2013. (KCNA)

Pyongyang, November 30 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site.

He went round the Samjiyon Grand Monument.

He looked round the statue of President Kim Il Sung in the military uniform he wore in those historic days when he was advancing into the homeland and group of subsidiary theme sculptures portraying service personnel of the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army and people.

He said the Samjiyon Grand Monument whose erection was initiated and guided by leader Kim Jong Il is a heroic epic masterpiece as it makes a profound ideological and artistic representation of the exploits the President performed by leading the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle to victory and the validity of the revolutionary cause of Juche, adding that it is marvelous and spectacular to see the big open-air museum.

The visit to the monument, a treasure of eternal value of the Korean revolution and a base for education in the revolutionary traditions, offers an opportunity to harden the determination and will to accomplish the revolutionary cause of Juche started in Mt. Paektu, he noted.

He highly praised the officials and employees in the Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site for displaying their intense loyalty in taking care of the monument.

He dropped in at the lodging quarters for participants in study tour of the Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site.

He went round House No. 1 and restaurant for students and other places to acquaint himself with the service at the lodging quarters and arrangement of tour programs.

He took benevolent steps to better furnish the interior of the lodging quarters as befitting the base for the participants in the study tour as required by the new century.

He instructed the party and working people’s organizations to intensify the education through the study tours of revolutionary battle sites and revolutionary sites so that the participants might deeply grasp the revolutionary ideas and undying exploits of the Generalissimos.

He stressed the need to scrupulously organize the study tours of the revolutionary battle sites and revolutionary sites and successfully arrange periodic tours and other tours.

Study tours of the revolutionary battle sites and revolutionary sites are an important work to be consistently conducted till the final victory in the revolution, he noted, expressing his expectation and belief that the officials in the relevant field would creditably perform their honorable missions and duties.

He was accompanied by Kim Won Hong, Kim Yang Gon, Han Kwang Sang, Pak Thae Song, Hwang Pyong So, Kim Pyong Ho, Hong Yong Chil and Ma Won Chun.