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Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Work Observed
Pyongyang, June 29 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun Tuesday dedicates a signed article to the first anniversary of the publication of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's work on further intensifying the drive for a great revolutionary surge with great mental power of Kim Il Sung's nation.

Kim Jong Il in his work comprehensively clarified the fundamental basis of the Korean people's mental power, its historical roots and the mental power to be fully displayed in the ongoing dynamic march for a great surge and tasks and ways for dynamically intensifying the drive for great revolutionary surge on the fronts of economy, ideology and culture.

The past one year since the work's publication witnessed a striking demonstration of the validity of Kim Jong Il's idea and theory on opening the gate to a thriving nation by fully displaying the indomitable mental power of the servicepersons and people, the article says, and goes on:

The mental power to be fully displayed by the Korean people in the advance for great surge clarified by Kim Jong Il means the mental power produced by the single-minded unity, strong national self-esteem, self-reliance and the mental power produced by fortitude and that produced by the noble love for the future of the country and devotion to it.

The appearance of the DPRK is changing as the days go by at a time when the whole country is pervaded with the militant mettle to push back the frontiers of the latest science in all fields, the heroic spirit to create everything of world standard in Korean style and revolutionary enthusiasm to build a socialist land of bliss by our own efforts.

Scientists and technicians of the DPRK succeeded in nuclear fusion and achieved various other eye-opening successes in the development of science and technology while the creators and artistes are intensifying their drive to bring about a radical turn in literature and art in the era of Songun. These achievements clearly testify to the vitality of the work.

Experiencing the stirring reality in which changes to be specially recorded in the history of the country are taking place one after another, the servicepersons and people of the DPRK keenly realize that his work serves as a great immortal programme indicating the path of winning victory in the building of a great prosperous and powerful nation.

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