All the Party members, working people and service personnel across the country, who have turned out in the grand march of loyalty towards the historic 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea, are burning their hearts with a surging yearning for Chairman Kim Jong Il, a peerlessly great man and patriot, on the occasion of the 9th anniversary of his demise.
Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the occasion of the greatest national memorial day.
The Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the supreme sanctuary of Juche, was wrapped in the sublime atmosphere by the deep reverence of the people for Kim Jong Il, the great saint of the revolution.
The Supreme Leader was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, first vice-chairman of the DPRK SAC and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly; Ri Pyong Chol, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Military Commission and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee; Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and premier of the DPRK Cabinet; Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the DPRK SAC and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee; and other Party and government officials and senior officials of the armed forces organs.
A flower basket in the name of the Supreme Leader was laid at the statues of the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.
Also placed before the statues were baskets of flowers in the names of the WPK Central Committee, the DPRK SAC, the Presidium of the DPRK SPA and the DPRK Cabinet.
The Supreme Leader, together with other visitors, paid high tribute to the great leaders at their statues.
In the hall of immortality where Kim Jong Il is preserved in his lifetime appearance, he made a deep bow in deep reverence for him who followed the road of ardent love and devotion for the country and people until the last moment of his revolutionary life and demonstrated to the whole world the dignified, great and ever-victorious Party and the country of single-hearted unity.
The visitors made a firm pledge to staunchly safeguard and add brilliance to the ideology and exploits of Kim Jong Il and discharge their heavy duty in the sacred struggle for a fresh victory of the cause of socialism under the guidance of the Supreme Leader.