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Officials in Educational Field Make Study Tour of Area of Mt. Paektu
Pyongyang, July 17 (KCNA) -- Officials in the field of education across the country made a study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of Mt. Paektu from July 8 to 15.

They placed floral baskets and flowers before the statues of President Kim Il Sung in the Victorious Battle of Pochonbo Memorial Tower, on the shore of Lake Samji and at Chongbong Bivouac and the mosaic portraying the three commanders of Mt. Paektu in the secret camp in Mt. Paektu and paid tribute in humble reverence.

They visited the revolutionary battle site at the Kusi Barrage and the Pochonbo Revolutionary Museum in Pochonbo and the relics and barked trees bearing slogans preserved in the Chongbong and Konchang Bivouacs and the Pegaebong Guerrilla Camp.

They also visited the Samjiyon Grand Monument, sub-theme group sculptures and the Samjiyon Revolutionary Museum as well as the area of Samjiyon Township that has undergone a change beyond recognition.

They climbed the top of Mt. Paektu, recollecting with deep emotion the revolutionary history and undying feats of the peerlessly great persons.

The next stop of their visit was the secret camp in Mt. Paektu, the holy place of revolution.

At leader Kim Jong Il's birthplace in the Paektusan secret camp they looked round relics, being briefed on the fact that he was born in a humble log cabin and grew up to be a great revolutionary.

During the study tour they held such colorful political and cultural events as a meeting to hear impressions of the reminiscences of anti-Japanese guerrillas read by them and an art performance.

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