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Meetings Held to Vow to Implement Tasks Laid down in New Year Address
Pyongyang, January 23 (KCNA) -- The 49th Plenary Meeting of the Central Committee of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League and the 72nd Plenary Meeting of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea were held in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

They discussed the issues of how to implement the tasks set forth in the New Year Address made by the dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un.

Reports were made to be followed by speeches at the meetings.

The reporters and speakers said Kim Jong Un's New Year Address is important guidelines as it indicates the road of victory to be followed by the great Kim Il Sung's and Kim Jong Il's Korea, and a patriotic banner calling on all service personnel and people to make great creations and changes.

They called for bringing about a turning phase in building a thriving nation by thoroughly implementing the tasks laid down in the New Year Address.

They underscored the need to dynamically conduct ideological education to firmly defend and glorify the sacred revolutionary careers and immortal feats of the peerlessly great persons of Mt. Paektu.

They vowed to work hard to bring about a surge in the efforts to build an economic giant and improve people's standard of living under the slogan "Let us bring about a radical turn in the building of an economic giant with the same spirit and mettle as were displayed in conquering space!"

They pledged themselves to display patriotic enthusiasm and devotion in the drive for achieving prosperity of socialist Korea, cherishing deep in mind Kim Jong Il's patriotism, and thus make a tangible contribution to glorifying this significant year as a year of creations and changes.

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