|calendar>>October 23. 2012 Juch 101|
Conference of Delegates of Chongryon Branches-2012 Held
| Tokyo, October 21 (KNS-KCNA) -- The conference of delegates of branches of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon)-2012 (first conference in new heyday) took place at Joson University in Tokyo on Saturday and Sunday.
Present there were Ho Jong Man, chairman of the Chongryon Central Standing Committee, and vice-chairmen as well as officials of Chongryon organizations at various levels.
A congratulatory message to the participants in the conference from the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly was read out at the conference.
Ho Jong Man made a report.
The reporter said that the purpose of the conference is to declare Chongryon's resolution to successfully inherit the feats performed by the preceding Korean patriots in Japan and the tradition established by them in the activities of its branches under the leadership of Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and create branches of new shape in line with the desire and requirement of the new century of Juche true to the leadership of the dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un.
It is necessary to organize well the branches, units whereby compatriots live, and reenergize them in order to develop the patriotic movement as required by the new era by carrying forward the feats and tradition of the preceding patriots, he said, and went on:
A drive for building a rich and powerful nation is under way in the homeland, inspired by Kim Jong Il's patriotism.
The officials of Chongryon branches are required to dynamically wage emulation for creating model branches wherever compatriots live with ardent love for the homeland, compatriots and posterity and build a harmonious, rich and powerful society of compatriots united on the basis of national character.
Then followed speeches.
Videos on the activities of all branches of Chongryon in Japan were shown.
A letter to Marshal Kim Jong Un was read out at the conference.
While the conference was under way, a photo exhibition, art performance, joint meeting and other events took place.
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