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, made a congratulatory visit to Mangyongdae Revolutionary School on its 70th founding anniversary. He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the C.C., WPK, and Ri Il Hwan, Kim Yong Su, Kim Yo Jong and Jo Yong Won, leading officials of the C.C., WPK.
Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was greeted by Army Major General O Ryong Thaek, rector of the school, and other leading officials of the school.
He paid tribute to the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il at the school.
He had a photo session with the teaching staff and students of the school and congratulated them on its 70th founding anniversary.
He expressed expectation and belief that the teaching staff and students of the school would in the future, too, stoutly carry forward the lineage of Mangyongdae and always play a core role in the sacred struggle to achieve the final victory of the socialist cause.
Going round the newly-built revolutionary museum, several lecture rooms, comprehensive gymnasium and swimming pool furnished with modern educational environment and scientific and educational equipment under the benevolence of the Party, he acquainted himself in detail with the construction and education.
He said with high appreciation that Mangyongdae Revolutionary School, which was built and strengthened under the care of the peerlessly great persons, has preserved and glorified the character and nature as the school of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il, trained many steadfast and dependable cores boundlessly faithful to the Party and revolution and thus recorded the proud course in the history of carrying forward the revolutionary cause over the past 70 years.
He noted that the graduates from the school who grew up, drinking water and breathing air at Mangyongdae are successfully discharging their mission and duty as the pillars and cores of revolution in the confrontation with imperialism and the U.S. and at each worksite for building a socialist powerful nation.
Underlining the need to make new progress in the work for training students into the revolutionary talents who acquired many-sided knowledge in conformity with the mission and duty of the school training cores and backbone force who will inherit the lineage of the Juche revolution, he set forth the important tasks which would serve as the guidelines in education, management and operation of the school.