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Statue of Generalissimo Kim Jong Il Erected at KPA Unit
| Pyongyang, October 2 (KCNA) -- A statue of the great leader Generalissimo Kim Jong Il was erected at Unit 10215 of the Korean People's Army.
The statue depicts the great Generalissimo imposingly standing with one of his hands placed on his waist, his face beaming with a broad smile. He seems to call on all the service personnel and people to dynamically advance towards a final victory, wishing the great Paektusan nation a rosy future of eternal prosperity.
Its unveiling ceremony took place on Tuesday.
Present there were Kim Yong Nam, Choe Yong Rim, Choe Ryong Hae and other senior party, state and army officials, officials concerned, commanding officers and service personnel of the unit, military families, officials and employees of the unit who contributed to the erection of the statue.
Kim Yong Nam, Choe Yong Rim, Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Ki Nam and Kim Won Hong unveiled the statue.
A floral basket with a ribbon bearing the august name of Supreme Commander Marshal Kim Jong Un was laid before the statue.
Placed then before it were a floral basket in the joint name of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, the Central Military Commission of the WPK and the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and a floral basket in the name of KPA Unit 10215.
All the participants made bows to the statue of the illustrious brilliant commander of Mt. Paektu.
Kim Won Hong said in his unveiling speech that Generalissimo Kim Jong Il developed the WPK into an eternal party of Comrade Kim Il Sung and turned the socialist country into an invincible politico-ideological power and a world class military power.
Kim Jong Il's extraordinary leadership provided a sure guarantee for foiling all anti-DPRK plots of the U.S.-led imperialists and defending the single-minded unity of the revolutionary forces and Juche-oriented socialism as firm as an iron wall, he added.
He called on all service personnel and people to work hard to win a final victory of the revolutionary cause of Juche, united close behind Marshal Kim Jong Un.
After being briefed on the statue, the participants looked round the statue.
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