calendar>>February 4. 2014 Juche 103
National Symposium Held to Glorify Exploits of Kim Jong Il
Pyongyang, February 4 (KCNA) -- A national symposium took place at the People's Palace of Culture on Tuesday to deeply grasp and add luster to the imperishable exploits performed by leader Kim Jong Il for modeling whole society on Kimilsungism.

Read at the symposium were papers explaining and proving the undying exploits performed by Kim Jong Il for the development of the ideological work of the Workers' Party of Korea and the wise leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un, who provided the banner of eternal victory of the Juche revolution by setting it as the supreme programme of the party to model whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.

Among them were papers dealing with tasks and ways for thoroughly establishing the monolithic leadership system of the WPK.

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Rodong Sinmun Kim Il Ryong said the proclamation of the programme for modeling whole society on Kimilsungism marked an epochal occasion in providing the fundamental guarantee for firmly ensuring the party's unitary leadership of the ideological work and a historic event which brought about a revolutionary turn in improving and rounding off the party's ideological work system and propaganda and agitation method.

Cha Yong Myong, rector of Kim Il Sung Higher Party School, clarified that Kim Jong Il brought up all the service personnel and people to be strong in ideology and faith by giving a definite priority to the ideological education and brought about a great leap forward and innovations in each age of revolution by dynamically conducting the political work to give fullest play to the mental power of all the service personnel and people.

Thae Hyong Chol, president of Kim Il Sung University who is also minister of Higher Education, referred to the exploits Kim Jong Il performed by providing the most perfect idea and theory in our era and strong political ranks, invincible military power and powerful material and economic guarantee for imbuing whole society with one idea.

Jon Ha Chol, director of an institute of the Academy of Social Sciences, said the great cause of imbuing whole society with the revolutionary idea of the leader has been steadily carried forward and developed in depth in the new century of Juche, too, to bring about unprecedented changes in the drive for building a thriving nation and accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche, adding this would have been unthinkable without the outstanding and tested leadership of Kim Jong Un.

Ryu Yong Sik, vice-director of the Political Bureau of the Cabinet, said: It is necessary to thoroughly establish the unitary leadership system of Kim Jong Un in order to firmly ensure the accomplishment of the cause of modeling whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.

Present at the symposium were Kim Ki Nam, secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK, Kim Yong Jin, vice-premier of the Cabinet, officials of the party, administrative and working people's organizations of national level and in Pyongyang City, officials in the fields of science, education, literature and art and media, those in the field for preserving revolutionary relics and those of the organs for training party cadres.

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