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50th Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Start of Work at C.C., WPK Observed by GFTUK Members
Pyongyang, June 12 (KCNA) -- Workers and members of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) held a meeting at the Central Hall of Workers on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of work at the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

Present there were officials of the GFTUK, officials concerned, workers and members of the GFTUK.

Hyon Sang Ju, chairman of the C.C., GFTUK, made a report at the meeting to be followed by speeches.

The reporter and speakers said Kim Jong Il's start of work at the C.C., WPK on June 19, Juche 53 (1964) was a historic event which brought about a fresh turn in the development of the WPK and the accomplishment of the revolutionary cause of Juche.

They referred to the undying exploits he performed by developing the WPK into the organizer and guide of all victories of the Korean people and the mighty militant staff leading the Korean revolution to victory

He also put the DPRK on the position of an invincible politico-ideological power and a nuclear weapons state, kindled the torch of the industrial revolution in the new century to lay a solid foundation for the building of an economic power and the improvement of the people's standard of living and ushered in a new era of building socialist culture, they added.

They underscored the need to make dynamic efforts to hasten the final victory in the building of a thriving nation, holding aloft the red flag of the WPK under the Songun leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un.

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