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Kim Jong Un Elected First Chairman of NDC of DPRK

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

Pyongyang, April 13 (KCNA) -- The fifth session of the 12th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK elected Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, supreme commander of the Korean People's Army and supreme leader of the party and people of the DPRK, as first chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK. The session was convened at a historic time when a bright future is being opened for the great Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il's Korea.

The session solemnly declared at home and abroad that Kim Jong Un was elected as first chairman of the NDC of the DPRK in reflection of the unanimous desire of servicepersons and people of the country. Kim Jong Un, a great statesman of literary and military accomplishments, who is possessed of outstanding wisdom, distinguished leadership ability, matchless pluck and noble revolutionary comradeship, is advancing the revolutionary cause of Juche pioneered by President Kim Il Sung and led by Kim Jong Il along the path of victory with his sweeping revolutionary practice.

The participants burst into rousing cheers of "Hurrah!" with feelings of strong yearning and loyalty, extending highest glory and warmest congratulations to him.

His election as first chairman of the NDC is an auspicious event that provides an eternal guarantee for glorifying Korean-style socialism centered on the popular masses by consolidating the DPRK as the country of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and demonstrating the dignity and might of the nation.

This is a manifestation of the unshakable will of all the servicepersons and people to follow the supreme commander who has performed great exploits in political, military, economic, cultural and all other fields by providing energetic leadership to the revolution and construction together with Kim Jong Il from long ago.

This is also a historic event that demonstrated the strong will of the army and people of the DPRK to hold Kim Jong Un in high esteem as the center of unity and leadership and accomplish the revolutionary cause of Juche, Songun revolutionary cause that was started on Mt. Paektu.

All the participants were full of pledge to become genuine revolutionary comrades and comrades-in-arms who would go along the path of the revolution arms in arms and shoulder to shoulder with Kim Jong Un while single-mindedly united around him under the slogan "Let us defend with our very lives the Party Central Committee headed by great Comrade Kim Jong Un!"

Only victory and glory are in store for the army and people who are dynamically advancing under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, closely rallied around him.

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