|calendar>>February 20. 2013 Juch 102|
Kim Jong Un Inspects KPA Unit
| Pyongyang, February 20 (KCNA) -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un inspected KPA Unit 323 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment.
He was greeted on the spot by General Ri Pyong Chol, commander of the KPA's Air and Anti-Air Force, and commanding officers of the unit.
After giving a pair of binoculars and an automatic rifle to the company directly belonging to the unit and a pair of binoculars, an automatic rifle and a machine gun to the 3rd company of its first battalion as gifts, Kim Jong Un had a photo taken with officers of the command and soldiers of the companies.
Conducted by commanding officers, he looked round the rooms devoted to the education in the revolutionary history and the unit's history.
He said he wished to meet the soldiers so much loved by leader Kim Jong Il, adding he was able to spare time to visit them at last. "I'm very pleased to meet you and feel recovered from fatigue," he noted.
He also said he attaches greatest importance to this unit which President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il considered as important.
He reposed deep trust in it, saying that it should further step up its preparations for battles, well aware of the intention of the Supreme Commander, and play its big role in the showdown with the enemies.
Looking round the soldiers' hall and library, he was satisfied to learn that the unit was conducting fresh political and ideological education appropriate to the characteristic features of the soldiers by displaying lots of various data and building facilities for ideological and cultural education.
He went round a combined processing facility.
He was pleased that the unit was striving hard to improve the soldiers' diet with various kinds of processing equipment.
He made the rounds of military lecture rooms and a gymnasium to learn about the unit's training.
He inspected the 4th battalion under the unit.
He gave a pair of binoculars, an automatic rifle and a machine gun to the 5th company of the battalion as gifts and had a photo session with the battalion soldiers.
He looked round the education room, barracks and wash-cum-bathroom of the company to take warm care of their living.
He went round the lecture room of O Jung Hup Political University to acquaint himself with its operation and indicated concrete orientation and ways for its improvement.
Then he dropped in at the mess hall. There he watched a program for observing the "Day for soldiers" and was pleased to know that commanding officers and their families were doing all their sincerity for soldiers. Seeing a variety of foodstuffs on the kitchen table, he learned in detail about the supply and consumption of non-staple food.
He guided the soldiers' training in a combined drill ground and looked round the unit's combat and technical equipment.
He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, Hyon Yong Chol, Kim Yong Chun, Hwang Pyong So, Ra Chong Il, Hong Yong Chol and Pak Jong Chon.
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