calendar>> April 3. 2014 Juche 103
Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Election as NDC Chairman Observed
Pyongyang, April 3 (KCNA) -- A presentation of officials and members of the Democratic Women's Union of Korea (DWUK) to hear impressions of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's virtues took place at the Hall of Women on Thursday to mark the 21st anniversary of his election as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission (NDC).

Present there were Kim Jong Sun, chairwoman of the Central Committee of the DWUK, and officials and members of the women's union.

Speakers said that Kim Jong Il's election as NDC chairman was a political event of great significance in carrying forward generation after generation the Juche cause of the army-building hewed out by President Kim Il Sung and further developing the revolutionary cause of Juche.

After assuming the heavy duty as NDC chairman, Kim Jong Il performed great exploits in the national history and humankind's history by wisely leading the efforts to strengthen the national power and defend the supreme interests of the state with arms, they noted.

The Korean revolutionary armed forces will steadily be strengthened to be the invincible army and the revolutionary cause of Juche pioneered in Mt. Paektu be accomplished as the Korean people have Marshal Kim Jong Un at the helm of the party, state, and army, they stressed.

They vowed to discharge their responsibility and duty as Korean women in the era of Songun in the ongoing general advance to bring earlier the final victory in the efforts for the building of a thriving nation, remaining loyal to the Songun revolutionary leadership of Kim Jong Un.

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