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Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Participants in 5th Meeting of Company Leaders and Political Instructors of KPA

Pyongyang, March 28 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, had a photo session with the participants in the 5th meeting of company leaders and political instructors of the KPA at the May Day Stadium on Wednesday. He was accompanied by Ri Myong Su, Kim Su Gil, Ri Yong Gil, No Kwang Chol and other commanding officers of the KPA. When he appeared in the stadium, all the participants enthusiastically welcomed him. He was presented with bouquets by the commanding officers of the exemplary companies of the Army, Navy, Air and Anti-Air Force of the KPA. He expressed the belief and expectation that the company leade...

40th Anniversary of IIJI Marked

40th Anniversary of IIJI Marked     A meeting took place in Mongolia on April 8 to mark the 40th founding anniversary of the International Institute of the Juche Idea (IIJI).   Present there were the director-general, the secretary general and directors of the IIJI, members of the Juche idea study organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, public personages of Mongolia and Japan, the DPRK ambassador to Mongolia and his embassy staff members and a delegation of the Korean Association of Social Scientists.   Introduced at the meeting were congratulatory messages from Juche idea study organizations of different countries and the Korean Association of Social Scientists.   Director-General Ramon Jimenez Lopez made a report to be followed by speeches.  ...

Kim Jong Un Gives Grand Banquet for Chinese Art Troupe

Pyongyang, April 15 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, gave a grand banquet Saturday evening in welcome of the DPRK visit by the Chinese art troupe headed by Song Tao, head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Present there were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the C.C., WPK, Ri Su Yong and Kim Yong Chol, members of the Political Bureau and vice-chairmen of the C.C., WPK, Kim Yo Jong, alternate member of the Political Bureau and first vice department d...

Kim Jong Un Receives IOC President

Pyongyang, March 31 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, received Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and his party on a visit to the DPRK. Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un met the IOC president and had a souvenir photo taken with him. He warmly welcomed the IOC president’s visit to the DPRK and had a talk with him in a warm and friendly atmosphere. The IOC president said the purpose of their visit to Pyongyang is to express the most heartfelt thanks to respected Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission for his contribution to making the 23rd Winter Olympics successful ones symbolic of peac...

Kim Jong Un Inspects Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory

Pyongyang, February 1 (KCNA) — Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the newly-remodeled Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory. Looking at the factory with a bright smile on his face, he said that all buildings are neat and fine and environment around the factory is clean and it can be felt that much effort was made to do so. He went round the room for education in the revolutionary history and the room dedicated to the history of the factory. He noted that the Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory was founded thanks to the noble intention of President Kim Il Sung who set forth a policy of operating trolley buses in the capital to make its citizens live in a cultured way in the pollution-free city. He said that the pictures of the President watching “Chollima-72″ ty...

Trial Run of New-type Trolley Bus Made in Presence of Kim Jong Un

Pyongyang, February 4 (KCNA) — A trial run of new-type trolley bus was conducted in the presence of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, together with Ri Sol Ju. The Supreme Leader went round the city aboard a trolley bus at midnight despite his busy time, saying that he would feel easy when he personally examines the test of new-type trolley bus with which he acquainted himself during his recent visit to the remodeled Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory. The trolley bus is comfortable and reliable as its damper and speed are good and it has no vibration and noise, he noted, appreciating its technical conditions. He feels easy and proud and great as it was made by our workers, he said, adding that he would be very glad and satisfied to see the products of the strength of self-reliance. St...

Military Parade Marks 70th Founding Anniversary of KPA

Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) — A grand military parade for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Army was held at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang Thursday. Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, arrived at the square together with Ri Sol Ju. A ceremony of the guard of honor of the KPA services took place to greet respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. When he appeared at the platform of the square together with Ri Sol Ju, all members of the parade burst into cheers of “Hurrah!” looking up to him, and chanted slogans “Kim Jong Un” and “Devoted Defence”. The Supreme Leader waved back to the...

Kim Jong Un Makes Congratulatory Speech at Military Parade

Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) — Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un made a congratulatory speech at the military parade for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Army (KPA). In his speech he said February 8 when President Kim Il Sung founded the KPA, regular revolutionary armed forces, is a historic day of great significance in building the revolutionary armed forces and accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche, like April 25 when the President founded the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army (KPRA). The KPA is the revolutionary army which inherited the traditions of the anti-Japanese struggle with the indomitable revolutionary spirit, rich fighting experience and superb tactics of the KPRA, he said. Thanks to the foundation of the Juche-bas...

Kim Jong Un Meets DPRK High-Level Delegation

Pyongyang, February 13 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, Monday met members of the DPRK high-level delegation which visited the south side’s area to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics. Present at the meeting were the members of the delegation including Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the WPK Central Committee, Choe Hwi, chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, and suite members. On hand were Vice-Chairman Kim Yong Chol a...

Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Members of Samjiyon Orchestra

Pyongyang, February 13 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, met and had a photo session with the members of the Samjiyon Orchestra which returned home after successful congratulatory art performances for the 23rd Winter Olympics in the south side’s region. He warmly congratulated the orchestra upon its successful performances that conveyed the warm mind of the people in the north hoping for the successful Winter Olympics and the national concord and delighted the fellow countrymen in the south. After receiving a report on the atmosphere of the venues of the performances and echoes from the members of the orchestra, he said he was pleased ...

Greetings to King of Thailand

Pyongyang, December 8 (KCNA) — Kim Yong Nam, Presidium member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, on Dec. 5 sent a message of greeting to Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, king of Thailand, on the occasion of its national day. The message wished the king good heath and happiness and the people of Thailand prosperity. KCNA-

Presidium of Political Bureau of C.C., WPK Held

Pyongyang, September 3 (KCNA) — The Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea was convened in the morning on September 3, Juche 106 (2017). Present there were Kim Jong Un, Kim Yong Nam, Hwang Pyong So, Pak Pong Ju and Choe Ryong Hae who are Presidium members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee. The Presidium first analyzed and estimated the current international political situation and the military tension created on the Korean peninsula. Then they heard a report about the study on nuclear weaponization made by the Nuclear Weapons Institute of the DPRK, and discussed the issue of conducting test of H-bomb for ICBM as part of the efforts to attain the final goal of completing the state nuclear force set forth at th...