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Old Persons Lead Happy Life in DPRK

Date: 30/09/2020 | Source: KCNA.kp (En) | Read original version at source

Pyongyang, September 30 (KCNA) -- In the DPRK the aged are respected as revolutionary forerunners and lead a pleasant life under the solicitude of the Workers' Party of Korea and the government and care of the public.

From long ago, the state has conducted a work to ensure the rights and interests of old people and make them enjoy a happy life in good health.

After the foundation of the Republic, President Kim Il Sung saw to it that state laws and government ordinances were adopted to enforce popular policies whereby the state takes care of the old people's life in a fully responsible manner.

Chairman Kim Jong Il, in his work "Respecting the Forerunners of the Revolution Is a Noble Moral Obligation of Revolutionaries" in December Juche 84 (1995), clarified that how to treat the revolutionary forerunners is an issue of attitude towards the revolution as well as an issue of moral obligation of revolutionaries.

The birth of the C.C., Korea Federation for the Care of the Aged and the adoption of the DPRK Law on the Protection for the Aged laid a foundation for respecting and providing the old people with better living conditions.

Today, health seekers are enjoying a blessed life at sanatoriums for war veterans and old people's homes wonderfully built across the country under the energetic guidance of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.

The state has also paid a deep attention to health promotion of the aged. Though COVID-19 is now rapidly spreading throughout the world, the aged in the country lead a pleasant life in good health under the special care of public health workers.

Marking the International Day of Older Persons (October 1), public catering and welfare services are to be conducted for the aged in the capital city and local areas of the country. -0-

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