calendar>>February 2. 2009 Juche 98
New Posters Call for Implementation of New Year's Tasks
Pyongyang, February 2 (KCNA) -- Many posters have of late been published in the DPRK to call up the army and people to the fulfillment of the tasks put forth in the joint New Year editorial.

The poster "Demonstrate the dignity and might of Songun Korea with the mental power of the whole army and people!" gives a truthful ideological and artistic depiction of the soldiers and people who have turned out as one man in a general offensive to fling open the gate to a great, prosperous and powerful nation, holding high the torch of a new revolutionary upsurge.

"World, look the morale of Songun Korea!" vividly shows the unshakable will of the Korean people to build a prosperous socialist country without fail by breaking through difficulties in the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance under the great banner of Songun.

The idea that victory in building a great, prosperous and powerful nation lies in military forces is represented in the poster "Guarantee the building of a powerful nation with arms!" It conveys the call of the joint editorial to firmly guarantee the building of a prosperous socialist country with arms by increasing the might of Songun in every way.

"Toward independence, democracy and reunification!" shows well the desire of the Korean people for national reunification by portraying the pivotal figure holding high the slogan of independence, democracy and reunification in the center against the background of a column of parade with placards calling for the honest implementation of the June 15 Joint Declaration and the October 4 Declaration in accordance with the idea of "by our nation itself."

"Officials, think and think!" portrays an official who thinks deeply and makes efforts to create new things against the backdrop of modern factories under construction. It calls upon officials to march vigorously at the head of the movement for a new revolutionary upsurge with full preparedness.

Other posters include "Let us all turn out in the fulfillment of the tasks laid down in the joint editorial!", "Effect a new revolutionary upsurge on all fronts in the spirit of Kangson!", "Glorify this year as a year of general offensive for national prosperity!", "Carry forward unswervingly the anti-Japanese revolutionary tradition!" and "Bring a new turn in strengthening the militia this year marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards!".

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