Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), had a photo session with the participants in the celebrations of the 90th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Revolutionary Army (KPRA) on April 28.
Attending the session were Choe Ryong Hae, Jo Yong Won, Kim Tok Hun, Pak Jong Chon and Ri Pyong Chol, members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, and Ri Il Hwan, secretary of the WPK Central Committee.
Ri Yong Gil, Kwon Yong Jin and Rim Kwang Il and other leading officials of the armed forces organs were also present.
The participants in the celebrations were filled with great excitement and joy over the fact that they were to have a significant photo taken with the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un, the symbol of mightiness and invincibility of our dignified Party, state and armed forces, after being honored to watch in his presence a glorious parade of reviewing the powerful revolutionary army's 90-year long history woven with great victories and glory.
When Kim Jong Un arrived, all the participants raised stormy cheers of "Hurrah!", extending the highest glory to him, the peerlessly brilliant commander who has reliably ensured the dignity and prosperity of our state and the eternal peace of our people with his far-sighted wisdom and distinguished leadership.
Kim Jong Un extended warm greetings to the participants who are making a new, victorious history of Korean-style socialism through devoted service at their honorable and responsible posts and worksites for defending the country and the revolution, always remaining faithful to the Party's call and sharing destiny with it.
He said the tremendous might and modernity of the DPRK armed forces are permeated with devoted efforts of the grateful patriots who have unconditionally and invariably supported and upheld the Party's self-reliant army-building line, those of distinguished service whom our Party values as cornerstones and pillars of the country.
He stressed that the revolutionary cause of Juche started in Mt Paektu would surely emerge victorious as it is safeguarded by the revolutionary army, armed with the revolutionary idea of the Party and equipped with the latest powerful weapons associated with efforts and soul of our people, and as it is supported by the large unit of patriots dedicating themselves to reliving the country of its heavy burden.
Then, he had a photo session with the participants in the celebrations, expressing his expectation and belief that they would more strikingly display the indomitable revolutionary spirit and working spirit of self-reliance and fortitude, the vitality peculiar to the Korean revolution, and become the standard-bearers and promoters of creation and innovation in the honorable struggle for the comprehensive development of Korean-style socialism as benefits the descendants of Paektu who inherited the blood and soul of the anti-Japanese revolutionary forerunners.
The participants, expressing their deep gratitude to Kim Jong Un for his repeated warm love and trust, hardened their will to perform greater feats in the sacred cause of bolstering up the strength of the DPRK and further exalting its dignity and bringing earlier the prosperous future of a powerful nation along the road of victorious advance indicated by the great Party Central Committee.