Schoolchildren in DPRK Start Journey for Learning Revolutionary History

 

 

Schoolchildren in DPRK Start Journey for Learning Revolutionary History

 

Pyongyang, March 17 (KCNA) -- Schoolchildren from across the country started their 250-mile study tour on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the 250-mile journey for learning made by President Kim Il Sung.

The study tour group composed of exemplary schoolchildren across the country will leave Phophyong for Mangyongdae, the sacred place of the revolution, covering the course of the 250-mile journey made by the President.

Before beginning the tour, the schoolchildren's group had a meeting at the plaza before the statue of President Kim Il Sung at the Phophyong Revolutionary Site on Thursday.

Present there were Ri Tu Song, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, Ri Thae Il, chief secretary of the Ryanggang Provincial Committee of the WPK, officials concerned, officials of the youth league and members of the study tour group.

The participants laid a floral basket and made a bow before the statue of Kim Il Sung.

Mun Chol, chairman of the Central Committee of the Socialist Patriotic Youth League, made a report.

He said that the 250-mile journey for learning made by Kim Il Sung was a significant one in which he perfected his ideological and moral traits and qualifications as a great revolutionary and peerless patriot, and an immortal course in which he started the sacred struggle for achieving the independence of the country and building a prosperous country.

He called upon all the members of the study tour group to cherish the warm love for the country and people and burning hatred against the enemy, as done by the President, during their journey.

Then followed speeches.

The speakers expressed their determination to cultivate strong will and collectivist spirit of helping and leading each other forward and to train themselves physically and mentally.

The group left Phophyong, flying the flag of the group.

Officials, working people and schoolchildren in Kim Hyong Jik County saw off the members of the study tour group.

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