calendar>>December 26. 2008 Juche 97
Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Work Observed
Pyongyang, December 25 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun Thursday dedicates an article to the 13th anniversary of the publication of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's work "Respecting the Forerunners of the Revolution Is a Noble Moral Obligation of Revolutionaries."

Kim Jong Il proved in his work that it is the requirement of the revolution and the noble moral obligation for the revolutionaries to respect the forerunners of the revolution and clarified principled issues such as the importance of the issue of having a correct viewpoint and attitude on the forerunners of the revolution in carrying out the cause of socialism, a matter of establishing a moral trait of respecting the forerunners of the revolution and developing the relations of the noble moral obligation among the people, says the article.

Recalling that the society in the DPRK is pervaded with the spirit of devotedly defending the leader and the spirit of single-minded unity and the collectivist traits in which all the people have formed a harmonious great family, the article notes that this is the brilliant fruition of the wise leadership he has provided with great efforts, always attaching primary significance to establishing a revolutionary moral outlook.

It is thanks to the Songun leadership of Kim Jong Il possessed of the noble sense of moral obligation that in the Korean revolution President Kim Il Sung's idea and exploits have remained shining generation after generation and the army and people in the DPRK have steadfastly carried forward and developed the revolutionary traditions established by the forerunners of the revolution.

The idea and exploits of the President are firmly preserved and his last instructions are in full bloom everywhere in the country.

Under the wise leadership of Kim Jong Il who retains a firm grip on the revolutionary traditions as a treasured sword for winning victory after victory all the people are now living and working with the same revolutionary spirit and fighting traits as displayed by the forerunners.

The society in the DPRK is shining as a harmonious great socialist family replete with the revolutionary comradeship thanks to the Songun leadership of Kim Jong Il, supreme incarnation of the revolutionary moral obligation.

The society is shedding its rays as promising socialism full of vitality and vigor under the wise leadership provided by Kim Jong Il while energetically leading the people to give full play to the advantages of Korean style socialism under the collectivist slogan "One for all and all for one!"

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