Anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s Election as General Secretary of WPK, Historic Event of Great Significance in Strengthening the WPK

Leader Kim Jong Il’s election as general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) marked a historic event of great significance in strengthening the WPK and accomplishing the cause of building a thriving socialist nation.

Kim Jong Il was a peerless political elder as he developed the WPK into the most experienced and tested political staff in our era and put the dignity and position of the country and the nation on the highest level.

The history of his leading the party building is shining as a glorious history in which he brought about miracles and changes in all fields of the revolution and construction while setting an example of the era in building a ruling party under socialism with his brilliant ideological and theoretical wisdom and extraordinary leadership ability.

Already in the early period of leading the party he regarded it as a fundamental principle of party building and activities to establish the ideological system of the leader within the party. He formulated the revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung as Kimilsungism through his energetic ideological and theoretical activities and wisely led the work to take a firm hold on it as the only guiding idea of the party and the revolution.

The ceaseless field guidance provided by him till the last moments of his life remains shining as a noble epic of his popular leadership to work out line and policies in reflection of the will and wishes of the popular masses and advance the revolution and construction by enlisting their energies.

The fighting capability of the WPK grew remarkably stronger thanks to the wise guidance of Kim Jong Il who oriented all party work to implementing the Songun revolutionary line and made the frontline-style political work methods of the People’s Army and its spirit of devotedly implementing the party’s policies prevail throughout the party.

The WPK led by Marshal Kim Jong Un will remain loyal to the cause and behests of Kim Jong Il to the end and make every possible effort to bring earlier the future when the people will enjoy luxury and wealth under socialism.