40th Anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s Important Programme Meeting


A national meeting took place at the People’s Palace of Culture on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s proclamation of the programme for modeling whole society on Kimilsungism.

On February 19, Juche 63 (1974) Kim Jong Il formulated the revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung as an integral system of Juche-oriented idea, theory and method and proclaimed the modeling of whole society on Kimilsungism as the supreme programme of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The programme is Juche-oriented revolutionary one for advancing the Korean revolution by regarding Kimilsungism as the only guidelines and transforming man, society and nature as required by Kimilsungism to build society where the independence of the popular masses is fully realized.

Present at the meeting were Pak Pong Ju and other senior party and state officials, the chairperson of a friendly party, officials of party, armed forces and power organs, public organizations, ministries and national institutions, service personnel of the Korean People’s Army and the Korean People’s Internal Security Forces, officials in the fields of science, education, literature and arts, media and other fields of party ideological work, persons of merit, working people in Pyongyang and the delegations of overseas Koreans.

Kim Ki Nam, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), made a report.

The reporter said that the proclamation of the programme marked a historic event that provided an important programme to the revolutionary party in the era of independence and gave perfect answers to the issues on the strategy and tactics for implementing it and set a new milestone for the WPK and the Korean revolution.

By setting a clear target and laying down a blueprint for accomplishing the revolutionary cause Kim Jong Il put the Korean revolution on the watershed of history; a new turning point was brought about in all fields of party, state and armed forces building and economic and cultural construction and a heyday was ushered in the era of the Workers’ Party.

The most shining victory has been won under the most difficult situation, the tradition of the Korean revolution given steady continuity to develop into the bloodline of Mt. Paektu and an eternal foundation laid for the future of the revolution since the proclamation of the programme, the reporter noted, and went on:

The Korean revolution has entered the historic stage of modeling whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism in all spheres under the steersmanship of supreme leader Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong Un formulated the revolutionary idea of the WPK as Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and proclaimed the modeling of whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism as the supreme programme of the party.

This means a revolutionary inheritance of the modeling of whole society on Kimilsungism and its development in depth on a new high stage.

By setting forth the programme for modeling whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, Kim Jong Un provided a sure ideological and theoretical guarantee for eternally glorifying the undying exploits performed by Kim Jong Il in the course of the arduous revolution for decades and accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche and the revolutionary cause of Songun.

The reporter called for winning a fresh shining victory in the revolutionary cause of Juche and the revolutionary cause of Songun by taking hold on great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism as the eternal banner of victory.

He underlined the need to conduct the work in all fields of revolution and construction as required by Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and thus build a thriving socialist nation of Juche on this land as early as possible, where the noble intentions and desires of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il will come true and the people will enjoy the greatest wellbeing with nothing to desire more in the world.

He called for achieving the independent reunification of the country without fail under the unfurled banner of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and making positive efforts for global peace and security and independent development of humankind.