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Pyongyang City Rally Held to Vow to Implement Tasks Set Forth in New Year Address

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

Pyongyang, January 6 (KCNA) -- A Pyongyang city rally took place at Kim Il Sung Square Monday to carry out the tasks supreme leader Kim Jong Un set forth in his New Year Address.

Present there were Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju and other senior party and state officials, officials of working people's organizations, ministries and national institutions, those of party, power, administration and economic bodies, universities, industrial establishments and farms in Pyongyang, heroes, meritorious persons, people from all walks of life and youth and students in Pyongyang.

Mun Kyong Dok, alternate member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea who is chief secretary of the Pyongyang City Committee of the WPK, made a report.

The reporter said that the New Year Address serves as an encouraging banner instilling conviction in rosy future of Kim Il Sung's Korea and revolutionary pride into all service personnel and people and important guidelines showing a shortcut to fresh leap forward and innovations.

The entire Party, the whole army and all the people waged an all-out offensive in support of the Party's new line of developing the two fronts simultaneously and thus achieved brilliant successes in building a thriving socialist country and defending socialism last year, he noted.

These achievements are the precious fruition of Kim Jong Un's rare wisdom and outstanding leadership ability and his warm love for the people, he added.

He called on officials, party members and other working people in Pyongyang to make contributions to glorifying this year as a year of grandiose struggle, a year of sea changes.

He underscored the need for them to resolutely preserve and defend the ideas, authority and leadership feats of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and thoroughly establish the Party's monolithic leadership system and thus make the revolutionary ranks purer and consolidate the unbreakable single-minded unity.

He also called on them to firmly arm themselves with great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and wage a dynamic drive to implement the Party's ideology and defend its policies and thus become vanguard fighters in the worthwhile general advance for adding brilliance to glorious era of Kim Jong Un.

He called for making the traits of attaching importance to military affairs and aiding the People's Army prevail in the capital city by regarding those affairs as the most important state affair and helping it with sincerity.

He also underlined the need to open up a new phase of independent reunification, peace and prosperity of the country this year.

Speeches were made by Ri Chol Man, vice-premier who doubles as minister of Agriculture, Tong Jong Ho, minister of Construction and Building-Materials Industry, Mun Chun Gwang, researcher at Kim Il Sung University, and Choe Myong Hak, chairman of the Kim Chaek University of Technology Committee of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League.

They vowed to make a decisive turn in agricultural production this year to demonstrate the validity and vitality of the socialist rural theses.

They noted that a drive would be intensified to carry out the tasks set forth by Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address and the letter he sent to the participants in the great workshop of officials in the field of construction.

They also vowed to make a tangible contribution to building a rich and powerful nation by waging a drive for going beyond the cutting edge and taking the lead in making a shortcut to the building of knowledge-based economy.

They said that it is the firm faith and will of all young people to become heroes in the on-going drive to bring a heyday of the glorious era of Kim Jong Un and pioneers in pushing back the frontiers of latest science and technology.

The rally was followed by a demonstration.

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