Pyongyang, January 17 (KCNA) -- The officials of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) met at the Korean Hall in Tokyo on Jan. 14 to carry out the vital tasks Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un set forth in the message of greeting of the New Year Juche 109 (2020).
Attending the meeting were Chairman Ho Jong Man and Vice-chairman Nam Sung U of the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon, Pae Jin Gu, vice-chairman and concurrently director general of the General Affairs Department of the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon, Pak Ku Ho, vice-chairman and director of the Organization Department of the Chongryon Central Standing Committee, Jo Il Yon, vice-chairman of the Chongryon Central Standing Committee, Kang Chu Ryon, vice-chairwoman of the Chongryon Central Standing Committee and concurrently chairwoman of the Central Standing Committee of the Union of Democratic Korean Women in Japan, Ri Myong Yu, chairman of the Central Audit Committee of Chongryon, advisers and department directors of the Chongryon Central Standing Committee, the chief of the Research Institute on History of Korean Residents in Japan, chairpersons of the Chongryon headquarters in Kanto, leading officials of central leadership bodies and affiliates, officials of the Chongryon headquarters in Kanto and the heads of Korean schools at all levels.
A message of greeting Kim Jong Un sent to the chairman of the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon on the occasion of the New year was read out at the meeting.
Ho Jong Man made a report.
He said that Kim Jong Un in his message called for making an epochal progress in the struggle for ushering in a fresh heyday in the movement of Koreans in Japan.
He said that all the Chongryon officials would launch a dynamic patriotic offensive for making a breakthrough head-on to thoroughly carry out the tasks laid down in the message in hearty response to the noble idea and intention of Kim Jong Un.
Speeches were made at the meeting.
Speakers expressed the determination to bear in mind the intention of the message and exert all their efforts to consolidate Chongryon as a dignified overseas revolutionary organization of the DPRK, a reliable flank front and a mighty overseas combat unit.
A letter to Kim Jong Un was read out at the meeting. -0-