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Kim Jong Il Has Photo Session with Commanding Officers

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, October 12 (KCNA) -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, met and had a photo session with the commanding officers who took part in the military parade held to celebrate the 65th birthday of the Workers' Party of Korea.

All the participants enthusiastically welcomed with highest glory and warmest thanks Kim Jong Il who has strengthened and developed the WPK into President Kim Il Sung's great party both in name and reality and a powerful guiding force for the Songun revolution tightly holding arms.

He waved back to the enthusiastically cheering participants, extending a warm salute to them.

He warmly congratulated the commanding officers of the units which staged the military parade and had a photo session with them.

He expressed expectation and conviction that all the commanding officers who took part in the parade would play a vanguard role in carrying out the Party's military line and thus increase the combat capability of the units and make a positive contribution to turning the socialist homeland into an impregnable fortress.

Present there were Ri Yong Ho, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and chief of the General Staff of the KPA, Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Military Commission, Kim Yong Chun, member of the Political Bureau of the C.C, the WPK and minister of the People's Armed Forces, Ju Sang Song, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and minister of the People's Security, Kim Jong Gak, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and first vice director of the General Political Bureau of the KPA, staff members of the Supreme Command of the KPA, the commanders of all services and arms of the KPA and other commanding officers of the army, Pak To Chun, alternate member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the WPK Central Committee, Ju Kyu Chang, alternate member of the Political Bureau and department director of the WPK Central Committee, and O Il Jong, department director of the WPK Central Committee.



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