Talk to Senior Officials of the Central Committee
of the Workers’ Party of Korea

April 6, 2012           


    In the run-up to the significant Day of the Sun marking the centenary of the birth of President Kim Il Sung, we will be holding the Fourth Conference of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) amidst great expectation and interest of our people and foreigners.
    The forthcoming conference will discuss and decide on the agenda items of acclaiming General Kim Jong Il as the eternal General Secretary of the WPK and glorifying forever his revolutionary career and revolutionary exploits, and amend the Rules of the Party accordingly. It will also recall some members of the central leadership body of the Party and hold an election to fill the vacancies, which is a regular undertaking of a Party conference.
    We should ensure that the conference serves as an epoch-making event that sets up an important milestone in holding up General Kim Jong Il, together with President Kim Il Sung, as the eternal leader of our Party and in accomplishing the ideology and cause of the President and the General with credit.
    Through the conference, we should clearly show with which faith, will and moral obligation we, the descendants of the President and soldiers and devoted followers of the General, hold them in high esteem and how forcefully we have turned out to accomplish their ideology and cause.
    We should hold the General up invariably as the General Secretary of our Party.
    To hold him in high esteem as the eternal General Secretary of our Party is, in principle, a demand for consistently holding fast to his ideology and lines and advancing our revolutionary cause victoriously.
    Holding him up as the eternal General Secretary of the WPK is never symbolic in itself. It means having him at the post of General Secretary of the Party invariably and conducting Party building and Party activities in accordance with his ideology and intention.
    His ideology and lines are the permanent guiding principles for our Party and revolution and ever-victorious banners whose justness and vitality have been proved through the practice of the revolution. Separated from them, the victorious advance and accomplishment of the cause of our revolution are inconceivable. If our Party is to lead the Korean revolution along the road of victory and glory as it did in the past, it should hold the General in high esteem as its eternal General Secretary and strictly adhere to and thoroughly implement his ideology and lines.
    To hold him up as the eternal General Secretary of our Party is natural in view of the exploits he performed for the times and revolution while leading it for a long time.
    The period of his developing our Party into the party of President Kim Il Sung with his unexcelled ideas and theory and outstanding leadership spans more than half a century. He developed our Party into a revolutionary party in which the leaders’ ideological and leadership systems are firmly established, into a motherly party which has formed a harmonious whole with the masses of the people and serves them, and into an invincible party with iron discipline and fighting efficiency, and he demonstrated the dignity and might of Kim Il Sung’s Korea to the whole world; these constitute his most distinguished achievement to be brilliantly etched in the annals of our Party.
    It is because our Party is strong and the army and people are united single-heartedly around it that we keep assuring the political stability of the country and carry out all work without the slightest deviation even though the supreme posts of the Party and the state remain vacant after the demise of the father of the nation. This is unthinkable apart from the exploits the General performed while leading our Party and revolution, and showcases their greatness and eternal vitality. He was an outstanding leader and peerless veteran statesman who developed the WPK into the organizer and guide of all victories of our people and led our revolution along the road filled with victory.
    To hold him in high esteem as the eternal General Secretary of our Party conforms with the noble ideological feeling and desire of all the Party members and other people, and is natural from the point of view of moral obligation.
    Though he devoted his all throughout his life to the prosperity of the country and the happiness of the people, he left nothing for himself; he was on a super-intense forced march without a moment’s rest, before breathing his last on a running train. Such a leader has never been witnessed in the world. He lives as the father of the nation and General Secretary of our Party in the hearts of our people and service personnel who believed in him as in heaven, and the world’s people recognize this. The benevolent image of him as the General Secretary of the WPK will always be in the hearts of our Party members and other people.
    Our officials, including those present here, Party members, service personnel and people are all the General’s soldiers and devoted followers, who grew up in his embrace. It is our natural duty and moral obligation to hold him, who brought us up, in high esteem as the eternal leader and great teacher. Although he was the leader of the Party, the state and the army, the General, regarding himself all his life as a revolutionary soldier of President Kim Il Sung, held the President up as the eternal leader of the Party and the people and devoted his all to the realization of the latter’s cause. The General’s noble traits and moral obligation are a paragon which all of us should learn from.
    Only when we hold him in high esteem as the eternal General Secretary of our Party, can we brilliantly accomplish the revolutionary cause of Juche by dynamically pushing forward the revolution and construction as we did in the past. The post of General Secretary of the WPK should be occupied only by General Kim Jong Il even though one generation is replaced by another. For this reason, we are going to adopt a historic decision on acclaiming him as the eternal General Secretary of our Party, the eternal leader of the Party and people, and stipulate it in the Rules of the Party at the forthcoming Party conference.
    When it has him as its eternal General Secretary, our Party can bring the revolutionary cause of Juche and the revolutionary cause of Songun to brilliant completion with a solid organizational and ideological guarantee for leading the revolution and construction to victory.
    We intend to discuss the matter of acclaiming him as the eternal Chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK at a session of the Supreme People’s Assembly to be held following the Party conference.
    We intend to proclaim at the conference that the WPK is the glorious party of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.
    The history of the WPK is the history of the revolutionary activities of the President who founded it, as well as of the General who brilliantly carried forward the President’s ideology and cause. Our Party’s lofty prestige, invincible might and exploits in the revolution and construction are associated with the names of the President and the General, and their names will be immortal along with the development of our Party. The WPK is the party of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il who are its eternal leaders.
    The guiding ideology of the WPK is Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism. It is a Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist party whose guiding ideology is Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and which struggles for its realization.
    By energetically conducting ideological and theoretical activities with unexcelled ideological and theoretical wisdom and extraordinary ability to explore, the General formulated the President’s revolutionary ideas as Kimilsungism, ensuring that it shone more brilliantly as an ideology guiding the era of independence. In particular, he developed the President’s idea of giving importance to arms into the idea of Songun revolution and theory of Songun politics, and advanced the theory of building a thriving socialist nation, remarkably enhancing the attraction and viability of Kimilsungism and clearly verifying its justness in the revolutionary practice.
    As the General performed the unique achievement of developing Kimilsungism as required by the times and developing revolution, our Party members and other people long combined the President’s ideology with the General’s, calling them Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and recognizing it as the guiding ideology of our Party. However the General, who was boundlessly humble, sternly prohibited his name from being associated with the guiding ideology of our Party, saying that nothing would be seen other than Kimilsungism, no matter how one delves into Kimjongilism.
    Today our Party and revolution demand that Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism be held fast to as their permanent guiding ideology.
    Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is an integral system of the idea, theory and method of Juche, and a revolutionary ideology representative of the Juche era. Guided by Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, we should conduct Party building and Party activities, so as to sustain the revolutionary character of our Party and advance the revolution and construction in line with the ideas and intentions of the President and the General.
    Imbuing the whole society with Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is the highest programme of our Party. It is a revolutionary inheritance of the imbuing of the whole society with Kimilsungism and its development onto a new, higher stage.
    As we set the imbuing of the whole society with Kimilsungism as the highest programme of the Party and made strenuous efforts for its realization under the wise guidance of the General, we should, in the future, make more strenuous efforts to imbue the whole society with Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.
    We have traversed a road resplendent with brilliant victories by braving all manner of trials of history, but we still have a long, arduous road of the revolution to follow. Owing to the vicious schemes of the imperialists and reactionaries to isolate and stifle our style of socialism centred on the masses of the people, the situation is as tense as ever, and we are faced with the grave task to give fuller play to the advantages and might of socialism and build a thriving socialist country by fully solving the problems arising in developing the economy and improving the people’s living standards.
    However difficult and huge our revolutionary task may be, we are sure to emerge victorious as long as we are with our outstanding leaders whom we revere as the eternal sun of Juche, are guided by the ever-victorious WPK and are supported by the people and the invincible revolutionary army of Mt. Paektu that are boundlessly faithful to their Party and leaders.
    We should hold the General in high esteem as the eternal leader of our Party and people and add lasting brilliance to his revolutionary career and revolutionary exploits.
    He was a great leader, a peerless patriot and the benevolent father of our people, who devoted his all solely to the country’s prosperity and people’s happiness with absolute loyalty to the President and ardent affection for his country and people. His was the most brilliant life of a peerlessly great man who performed immortal exploits for the Party and the revolution, the country and the people, true to the noble intention of the President.
    We should keep pure conscience and a sense of moral obligation in pushing forward all undertakings aimed at holding the General in high esteem for all eternity and realizing the cause of immortalizing him.
    We should make sure that the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where the President and the General lie in state, shines forever as the sanctuary of the sun. The palace is the lighthouse for our revolution, our permanent mental mainstay and the symbol of victory. Our officials, service personnel and people should build up the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun as the sanctuary of the eternal sun, and live and work keeping the beaming images of the President and the General always in their minds.
    We should staunchly safeguard the General’s ideology and exploits and solve all problems arising in the revolution and construction true to his ideology and intention and in the same way as he did. In his lifetime he specified the tasks to be tackled by our Party and people in the revolution and construction and the ways for their implementation. We should regard his instructions as the guideline and carry them out unconditionally without any deviation and without any concession, so as to bring his plans and desires to brilliant fruition.
    We should continuously develop the WPK into the eternal, glorious party of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.
    To develop ours into the eternal party of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il means to hold fast to Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism as its guiding ideology and conduct its building and activities in strict accordance with their ideology and intentions.
    What is important in this regard is to establish more firmly the monolithic leadership system of the Party.
    We should hold this as the major task of Party work, and make persevering efforts to this end to meet the requirements of the new, high stage of the development of our Party and revolution.
    All Party members, service personnel and people should support the Party’s ideology and leadership with faith and conscience, unite closely behind the Party Central Committee in ideology, purpose and moral obligation, and share the same destiny with our Party in both ordinary and trying days.
    Party organizations should create a revolutionary atmosphere of implementing the Party’s policies, decisions and directives unconditionally and to the letter. They should take proactive steps to establish revolutionary discipline and working style of promptly transmitting the Party’s policies, decisions and directives, making careful arrangements for their thorough implementation and reporting back on the results in time.
    It is important to establish throughout the Party strict revolutionary discipline and order of acting as one under the monolithic leadership of the Party Central Committee. Party organizations should analyze and judge the problems arising in the revolution and construction from the point of view of the interests of the revolution and with an attitude that they take responsibility for them before the Party, the state and the people, report them to the Party Central Committee and deal with them according to the latter’s decision.
    We should continue to direct great efforts to building up the ranks of cadres.
    Cadres are the leading personnel of the revolution and the backbone of the Party; the development of the Party is decided by the qualitative composition of the ranks of cadres.
    By radically improving personnel administration, we should build up the ranks of cadres with faithful and competent persons who are ready to share the destiny of the Party forever. Personnel administration should put the main emphasis on the ideological preparedness, qualifications and competence of the persons concerned. We should build up the ranks of cadres with those who are promising, are possessed of organizing abilities and drive, and never fail to see what they do through to the finish once they are entrusted with it.
    By intensifying ideological education and organizational activities of cadres and constantly training them through revolutionary practice, we should ensure that they discharge their responsibility and duties as befit the leading personnel of the revolution.
    We should consolidate the Party ranks.
    We should strictly observe Party principle in increasing the Party membership so as to admit to the Party those who are politically and ideologically sound, are responsible and enthusiastic in fulfilling their revolutionary tasks, are upright and honest in their economic and moral lives and enjoy high reputation among the masses.
    Organizations of the Party should definitely raise the level of Party life of its members so that they would always be faithful to the oath they took before the Party flag, becoming models for the masses at their posts and playing the vanguard role in fulfilling the revolutionary tasks.
    We should strengthen the single-hearted unity of the Party and the revolutionary ranks in every way and defend it in a thoroughgoing way.
    The single-hearted unity is the most valuable revolutionary heritage bequeathed by the General and the great foundation of our revolution. Our single-hearted unity, formed by the leader, the Party and the masses with a great ideology and warm feelings and affection, is the greatest wealth that cannot be compared to millions of tons of gold.
    We should boundlessly respect the people, regard their interests as supreme and take care of them with maternal affection.
    True to the noble will of the President and the General, who regarded the ideal of “The people are my God” as their motto, we should regard the people as our God, boundlessly respect them, give prominence to them and conduct every undertaking with their demands and interests at its centre. Party organizations, with maternal feelings, should always value and love the people with sincerity, guarantee their political integrity to the last and help them add lustre to it. As a mother does not abandon her child, even though he or she is uncomely or mischievous, but is more nervous and concerned about him or her, Party organizations should ensure that all the people are embraced by the Party and feel the affections of the General. They should not give a wide berth to those, who made mistakes while performing their tasks, but embrace them and educate them perseveringly so that they could add lustre to their life in the ranks of the revolution.
    We should ensure that a noble and beautiful moral trait of helping and leading one another forward prevails throughout the country so as to turn our society into a large, harmonious family united single-heartedly.
    A few months ago, Pak Thae Son, a miner at the Kumgol Mine, and Ri Chang Son, a farmer at the Ohyon Cooperative Farm, Yonan County, dedicated their lives without hesitation to save their comrades. Their heroic deeds greatly moved people. They can be performed only by men in our era who grew up under the care of the President and the General, and they are an example, which all of us should learn from.
    Party organizations should ensure that all Party members and other working people, with a revolutionary view of life, devote themselves to the society, collective and comrades, and thus imbue themselves with the spirit of the era of actively contributing to the unity and harmony of their collectives. They should bring into fuller bloom across society the fine traits of respecting the revolutionary forerunners, holding up the heroes and people of merit of the era, loving the coming generations and looking after the persons who are in need of social care.
    Party organizations should take hold of public sentiments, and ensure that every undertaking is oriented towards and subordinated to the strengthening of the single-hearted unity of the revolutionary ranks.
    Single-hearted unity separated from public sentiments is inconceivable. Party organizations should pay heed to the opinions of the people, solve in time the problems raised among them, and wage a struggle against the practices of slighting or neglecting public sentiments. Whenever they are organizing an undertaking or dealing with a matter vital to the people, they should examine whether it is helpful to the single-hearted unity or not, and approach it prudently on the principle of strengthening the unity.
    We should resolutely frustrate the pernicious machinations of the enemy to undermine our single-hearted unity.
    What the enemy is most afraid of is our single-hearted unity; he persistently resorts to mean plots to undermine it. Now that the enemy resorts to every conceivable scheme to check the pure-hearted aspiration of our people who follow their Party and alienate the Party from them, we should further intensify education of the people and, at the same time, wage a positive struggle to foil the enemy’s moves.
    We should hold fast to the Party’s line of Songun revolution and increase the country’s military capabilities in every way.
    Songun means our independence, dignity and lifeblood. We should not forget the bitter lessons of history that our people learned in the past, when they lost their country and were subjected to miserable colonial slavery because of their weak military strength. It is the stark reality of today that if a country is weak in military strength, it cannot defend its independence and right of survival, but finally plays into the hands of imperialists and falls a prey to them. Therefore, we should make consistent efforts to increase our military capabilities.
    We should continue to direct great efforts to strengthening the People’s Army. The might of Songun is the might of the People’s Army, and the key to increasing the military capabilities is to strengthen the People’s Army.
    We should establish the leadership system of the Party, the command system of the Supreme Commander, and a revolutionary military ethos throughout the army, thus developing it into the army of the leader, the Party and the Supreme Commander.
    The People’s Army should further consolidate the political, ideological, military and technological might of our armed forces by vigorously conducting the movement to win the title of O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment, regarding it as the general task of its political and military work. By intensifying political and ideological education, it should prepare all the service personnel to be strong in idea and faith, to be the ones who are boundlessly loyal to the Party’s leadership and ready to fight for the Party and the leader, the country and the people at the risk of their lives.
    It should establish an atmosphere of intensive training as befits the army of Mt. Paektu to enhance its combat efficiency to the maximum, and make sure that all the service personnel maintain constant readiness for battle. The secret of becoming a-match-for-a-hundred combatant lies in diligent training. In wartime a soldier who is exemplary in battle is a hero, but in peacetime a soldier who is good at training is a hero. Service personnel should prepare themselves to be steel-strong a-match-for-a-hundred, versatile combatants possessed of strong mental strength, unyielding fortitude and high combat efficiency and qualifications by training themselves in an atmosphere of actual battle. They should always be deeply aware of their noble mission as defenders of the country, and if the enemy intrudes into the sky, land or sea of our Republic even an inch, they should never forgive him.
    The People’s Army, the main force of the revolution, should always be the standard-bearer and shock brigade not only in defending the country but also in carrying out the Party’s plan for building a thriving nation and the pacemaker in creating and disseminating the Songun culture of the new century.
    We should provide the service personnel with better living conditions. The people have entrusted their dear children to the care of the Supreme Commander and officers; we should take good care of their living with the feeling of their kith and kin, true to the intention of the General who bestowed all his affection on them as their own father would do.
    The work of cementing the great army-people unity should be further intensified. Holding fast to the slogan “Help the people!” the People’s Army should play the leading role in achieving the army-people unity by loving and respecting the people and volunteering to do things that are beneficial to the people. The people should positively emulate the revolutionary soldier spirit and fighting mettle of the People’s Army, give it wholehearted support, and in case of a contingency share the same destiny with the service personnel in the same trench.
    We should put the defence industry on a highly Juche-oriented, modern and scientific footing, so as to guarantee the country’s defence capabilities materially and technically.
    The history of our defence industry is the history of the revolutionary activities of President Kim Il Sung and General Kim Jong Il. The might of the defence industry we have so far built up under their leadership is great indeed.
    We should safeguard the exploits they performed in developing the defence industry and give priority to the development of the defence industry in keeping with the requirements of the line of economic construction in the Songun era, so as to increase the country’s military capabilities in every respect. We should further consolidate the self-supporting character of the defence industry and definitely put the defence industry on the foundation of the cutting-edge science and technology. The workers, scientists and technicians in the sector of the defence industry should develop more of the state-of-the-art military hardware of our own style and produce them at the highest qualitative level, thus further modernizing the military hardware of the People’s Army.
    An atmosphere in which military affairs are given importance should be created throughout society, and all-people, nationwide defence system consolidated for the turning of the whole country into an impregnable fortress. Members of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards and Young Red Guards should make every preparation for reliably defending their native homes and villages and their socialist motherland by intensifying military training.
    We should bring about a radical change in improving the people’s standard of living and building the country into an economic giant.
    To improve the people’s standard of living and boost the country’s economy is most important in the struggle to translate into reality the intention of the General to build a thriving country.
    The General saw to it that everything was subordinated to developing the country’s economy and improving the people’s standard of living, and laid solid foundations for making the people better off and boosting the country’s economy within a short period. We should ensure that the priceless assets the General provided through painstaking efforts pay off, thus making our people who have invariably trusted and followed our Party the happiest in the world. This was the ardent desire of the General, and is the firm determination and will of our Party.
    We should satisfactorily solve the food problem of the people.
    At present various steps are being taken to solve the food problem; we should radically increase state investment in agricultural production and encourage the entire Party, the whole country, and all the service personnel and people to turn out in carrying out to the letter the Party’s policy of agricultural revolution. We should do farming in a scientific and technological way to increase the per-unit area yield, thereby hitting the target for agricultural production put forward by the Party without fail, and organize food procurement and administration to the minutest detail so as to ensure regular food supply for the people.
    Efforts should be directed to developing light industry in order to solve the problem of consumer goods. We should take thoroughgoing measures to supply raw and other materials for regular production at light-industry factories; we should also increase the production of consumer goods and improve their qualities, so that everybody would demand commodities made in our country. In addition, we should see to it that all the produced goods are supplied to the people.
    Priority should be given to solving the urgent problems in the people’s living, such as those of dwelling houses, drinking water and fuel, so that people would not feel any inconvenience in their living.
    By making the flames of Hamnam flare up higher, we should launch a persevering offensive to boost the vanguard sectors of the national economy, the basic industries, as early as possible, thus consolidating the foundations for economic development and bringing about a great upsurge in production in all sectors of the national economy.
    The sectors of electric-power, coal-mining and metallurgical industries and rail transport should be given precedence; only then the national economy would be boosted and people’s standard of living stabilized and improved.
    By channelling big efforts into the vanguard sectors of the national economy, the electric-power industry in particular, we should radically increase power generation, make the most of the generated electric power in developing the country’s overall economy and improving the people’s living standards, and intensify control over its use. We should bear in mind the will and intention of the General who visited the construction site of the Huichon Power Station several times a year to ease the power shortage, and decisively boost the electric-power industry.
    We should thoroughly implement our Party’s grand strategy for achieving prosperity by giving definite precedence to the vanguard sectors and bringing about a great upsurge in all sectors and units of the national economy.
    Under the flames of the industrial revolution in the new century, we should build ours into a country of knowledge economy.
    At present it is a world trend to put the economy on a knowledge basis, and we are faced with the epochal task to change our national economy into the one that is developed by dint of knowledge.
    We should struggle with a high aim and ideal, true to the intention of the General to keep our feet firmly planted on our land and look out over the world, and beat the world in all aspects. By vigorously waging a drive to break through the cutting edge with the pioneering spirit and creative attitude displayed by the developers at the Ryonha Machine while making a rapid progress in producing the latest CNC machine tools, we should raise the level of the overall technical equipment onto the world standards and perfect the economic structure as required by the era of knowledge economy.
    We should create an atmosphere of giving definite precedence to science and technology, bringing them closer to production, and solving all the problems arising in economic construction by relying on science and technology; by so doing, we should definitely guarantee the economic development of the country by means of science and technology.
    We should direct efforts to land management so as to turn our country into a people’s paradise, which is more beautiful and better to live in.
    Land management is a patriotic undertaking of everlasting significance for the prosperity of our country, our motherland, and for the well-being of all the generations to come. The whole Party, the whole country, the entire army and all the people should turn out in tree planting to make the whole land thickly covered with trees in the coming few years. Along with this, they should turn the country into a socialist fairyland by bringing about a decisive turn in land management, including the improvement of rivers and roads, and urban management.
    In order to bring about a revolutionary turn in the improvement of people’s living standards and the building of an economic giant, we should establish rigid discipline and order, whereby all the problems arising in the economic work are brought to the Cabinet and solved according to its coordinated command.
    As the headquarters in charge of the country’s economy, the Cabinet should work out the economic development targets and strategy on a scientific and realistic basis and in a far-sighted way, and positively push forward the work of supervising and guiding the overall economic work in a unified way.
    All sectors and units should solve the problems relating to the economic work after consulting the Cabinet without fail, and carry out to the letter its decisions and directives aimed at implementing the Party’s economic policies.
    Party committees at all levels should wage a struggle against the practices which hinder the strengthening of the Cabinet responsibility system, Cabinet-centred system, and put forward and throw their weight behind the Cabinet and other administrative and economic organs at various levels, so that they can satisfactorily discharge their duty and role as masters and performers of the economic work.
    Efforts should be directed to holding fast to the socialist principles in the economic work and enhancing the sense of responsibility and role of working people, undertakers of production and construction, so as to increase production to the maximum.
    We should effect an uninterrupted revolutionary turn in all fields of cultural construction including education, public health, literature and the arts, and sports, to add lustre to our country as a cultured socialist country.
    By increasing state investment in education, putting education on a modern basis, radically improving the level of general secondary education and intensifying university education, we should train in larger numbers world-class scientific and technological personnel, who could shoulder the building of a thriving socialist country. We should give full play to the advantages of the socialist healthcare system of our country, create and disseminate greater numbers of excellent literary and artistic works of the times, make sports mass-based and raise a hot wind of sports across the country. In this way, we should ensure that our people become creators and enjoyers of socialist culture, noble and civilized, and the whole society brims over with joy and optimism.
    In order to bring about a decisive turn in the building of a thriving socialist country as was intended and wished by General Kim Jong Il, we should, first of all, enhance the militant functions and role of Party organizations.
    Party organizations are the political staff of the units concerned, and their basic task is to enlist the officials, Party members and other working people in carrying out the Party’s lines and policies without fail. The success in the work of each sector and unit depends entirely on how its Party organization performs its functions and role.
    Party organizations should thoroughly implement the ideas and lines of the General by firmly establishing policy-oriented principles and conducting energetic political and organizational work. They should make a profound study of the General’s intention and plans, the tasks facing their respective units and the ways for their implementation, arrange their work in a scrupulous manner, organize Party guidance over the administrative and economic work to the last detail and rouse the officials and the broad sections of the masses of the people to carrying out the General’s instructions.
    Party organizations should intensify Party guidance over the law-enforcement organs, like judicial, procuratorial and people’s security organs.
    The effort to build a thriving socialist country is accompanied by a serious class struggle to eliminate all that are hostile and non-socialist. Party organizations should ensure that the law-enforcement organs discharge their mission and duty by staunchly safeguarding the socialist system and the gains of the revolution and reliably defending people’s lives, property and security.
    Party organizations should intensify Party guidance over the working people’s organizations to ensure that all these organizations and their members turn out as one in the current general onward march.
    True to the Party’s idea of attaching importance to the youth, they should give prominence to young people and always pay close attention to the work with them. They should lead the youth league organizations to further glorify the exploits the President and the General performed for the youth movement of Korea and intensify education of their members in order for our revolution to be steadily carried forward through generations. Young people should always advance straight forward following the Party; the prosperous tomorrow will be brought earlier by the vigorous steps of our young people.
    Party organizations should give proper Party guidance to the organizations of the trade unions and the union of agricultural workers so that our trustworthy working class and agricultural working people fulfil their duties as the masters of factories and farms and undertakers of production.
    Our women constitute a powerful force that pushes ahead one of the two wheels of the revolution. Party organizations should provide Party guidance to the women’s union organizations efficiently so as to ensure that women fully discharge their duties for the prosperity of the country and the amity and happiness of society and their families and continue to exalt their honour as the flowers of the era.
    Next, officials should perform their responsibility and role to the full as the leading personnel of the revolution.
    It is none other than the officials who should defend the Party’s policies and lines unto death in the van and rouse the masses to their implementation, and who should organize and direct today’s general onward march.
    Officials should perform their work in a revolutionary way from the standpoint that they are entirely responsible for the work in their respective sectors and units. In particular, senior officials should work with a firm determination to prove themselves worthy of the love and trust of the Party and people that have brought them up and gave prominence to them. They should become sincere and competent persons like Kim Chaek, who performed with credit any task however difficult it may be, in support of Comrade Kim Il Sung.
    Officials should work with creative and enterprising attitude towards and style of work. They should design and organize their work with a far-reaching target and ideals, and be pioneers and forerunners in creating and introducing the new and doers who carry any undertaking through to the finish once they set about doing it. All the officials should resolutely do away with the outdated ideological viewpoint and backward method and style of work. The position our officials should take today is the van of the ranks; they should be the point men blazing the trail and an engine leading the masses on site.
    They should devote their all to the people. People do not exist for officials, but officials exist for people.
    By learning from the President’s and the General’s view of people, all officials should go among the people, sharing sweets and bitters with them, and make tireless efforts for the good of them. They should always put the people first in their consideration, direct primary concern to their living, always think and sincerely work to solve the knotty problems in their living and do more things for their benefit. They should be true servants of the people, who know nothing other than the work for people, are faithful and efficient in undertaking it and find pleasure and pride in the efforts made for them.
    By implementing the intentions and instructions of the President and the General, we should accomplish the historic cause of national reunification without fail. And true to their strategy for and plan of external activities, we should proactively conduct external activities and contribute to carrying out the cause of global independence.
    Keeping in mind that the President and the General are always with us and are encouraging us, we should redouble our efforts to materialize their plans and desires with credit and glorify the new century of the Juche revolution as an era of victory and glory.
    For the present, as we are going to hold the Party conference and various other events to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the President, we should scrupulously organize the work to ensure them a success. In addition, we should pay close attention to making our people enjoy themselves on the Day of the Sun in a meaningful way, and make detailed arrangements for it.