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Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un visits Kim Jong Il Military and Political Academy

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, gave field guidance at Kim Jong Il Military and Political Academy, the highest institute of military education in the DPRK, on April 10.

He was accompanied by Pak Jong Chon, secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK and vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK, Kang Sun Nam, minister of National Defence of the DPRK, Ri Yong Gil, chief of the General Staff of the Korean People’s Army, Hwang Pyong So, general adviser to the Ministry of National Defence, and other major cadres of the WPK Central Committee.

The teaching staff and cadets of the academy were full of excitement and joy as they came to greet the moment of the greatest glory and happiness of seeing Marshal Kim Jong Un, whom they yearned for so much, with the unique pride and confidence of training the backbones of the KPA on the sacred campus shining with the august name of the great leader.

When the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un entered the compound of the academy, all the teaching staff and cadets greeted him with stormy cheers of “Hurrah!” as a token of their deep reverence for the great teacher and tender-hearted father who developed the university into the highest institute of Juche-based military education and guides its work step by step with rare military wisdom and energetic leadership so that it can remain faithful to its honorable mission to make tangible contributions to the WPK’s cause of building a powerful army.

Upon arrival, he received a salute from the chancellor of the academy.

Opening ceremony of ‘Year of DPRK-China Friendship’ held

April 13, 2024

An opening ceremony of the "Year of DPRK-China Friendship" took place at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre on April 12.

Present at the ceremony were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, first vice-president of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly, officials of the Central Committee of the WPK, ministries and national agencies, officials concerned, working people, youth and students in Pyongyang.

Present there were members of the party and government delegation of the People's Republic of China headed by Zhao Leji, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the PRC, members of the Chinese art troupe, Wang Yajun, Chinese ambassador to the DPRK, his embassy staff members and Chinese guests staying in Pyongyang.

Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un receives flower basket from Palestinian president

April 13, 2024

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un received a flower basket from Mahmoud Abbas, president of the State of Palestine, on April 11 on the occasion of the 112th anniversary of the birth of President Kim Il Sung

Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un receives congratulations from resident foreign diplomats

April 13, 2024

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un received a flower basket and a congratulatory letter from the diplomatic corps in Pyongyang on the occasion of the 112th anniversary of the birth of President Kim Il Sung.

The flower basket and congratulatory letter were handed over to an official concerned by the Russian ambassador who is doyen of the corps and the Vietnamese ambassador on April 11.

Kim Jong Un also received a flower basket and a congratulatory letter from the Vietnamese ambassador on the same day. 

Nation significantly celebrates Kim Jong Un's assumption of top posts of Party and state

April 13, 2024

The 12th anniversary of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un's assumption of the top posts of the Workers' Party of Korea and the state was significantly celebrated in the DPRK.

Witnessing continued victory and glory achieved under the leadership of the great Party, the Korean people more keenly realized that the dignity of the WPK has reached the highest level and a new era of comprehensive national rejuvenation and great changes has been ushered in on this land, thanks to the peerlessly great man possessed of extraordinary political calibre, outstanding leadership ability and noble traits.

Officials, working people, service personnel and schoolchildren visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang and other parts of the country to lay flower baskets, bouquets and flowers.

Oratorical meeting of trade union officials and members held

April 13, 2024

An oratorical meeting of officials and members of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea took place at the Central Hall of Workers in Pyongyang on April 11 to celebrate the 112th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.

Present there were Pak In Chol, chairman of the Central Committee of the GFTUK, trade union officials and workers and union members in Pyongyang.

Resident UN officials pay floral tribute to President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il

April 13, 2024

Baskets of flowers in the name of the UN resident coordinator office and the missions of UNDP, UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund, FAO, WFP and WHO in Pyongyang were laid at the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on April 11 on the occasion of the 112th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung.

On the same day, the family of Jin Yongkuan, general manager of the Beijing Jinchuan Power Science and Technology Co. Ltd. of China, laid a flower basket at the statues of the great leaders.  

Art festival organizing committee pays floral tribute to great leaders

April 13, 2024

A flower basket in the name of the organizing committee of the 33rd April Spring Friendship Art Festival was placed at the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang on April 11 on the occasion of the 112th birthday of the President.

Also laid at the statues of the great leaders on the same day were baskets of flowers in the name of the Academy Ensemble of the National Guard of the Russian Federation, the State Academic Igor Moiseyev Dance Company of Russia, the Chelyabinsk State Music Association, the Maritime Territory Music Association, the Tatarstan State Art Troupe, Sergei Voitenko who is Russian merited artiste, composer, singer and socio-political activist, and the managing director of the Board of Directors of the Foundation of the April Spring Friendship Art Festival. 

Birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung celebrated abroad

April 13, 2024

The International Alliance of Societies for the Study of the Juche Idea and Songun Policy in East European and Central Asian Regions held a meeting on March 31 to celebrate the 112th anniversary of the birth of President Kim Il Sung.

Speeches were made at the meeting attended by the general secretary and members of the international alliance.

Mikhail Panchenko, general secretary of the international alliance, praised the great Comrade Kim Il Sung as an outstanding thinker and theoretician and a prominent leader who built a socialist state independent in politics, self-supporting in the economy and self-reliant in national defence in Korea.

Chinese art troupe tours Pyongyang

April 13, 2024

The Chinese art troupe led by Director of the Art Department Ming Wenjun and Deputy-Director of the Department of the International Cooperation for Exchange Shi Zeyi of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China visited the Juche-oriented Musical Art Museum.

While looking round various places showing the history of the development of Juche-oriented musical art that has powerfully encouraged the victorious advance of the Korean revolution, members of the art troupe familiarized themselves with monumental famous songs and the creation and performance practices of famous creators and artistes.

They also visited the Tower of the Juche Idea, the Arch of Triumph and other places and toured Kim Il Sung Square. 

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