The Korean Central News Agency released a report on Saturday on the intense loyalty displayed by the Korean people in the efforts to carry out the cause of immortalizing leader Kim Jong Il and implement his last instructions on the 100th day since his demise.
The report said:
The past 100 days were a period characterized by single-minded unity in which the service personnel and people of the DPRK devotedly defended the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK and demonstrated the steadfast succession and invincibility of Songun Korea, always holding Kim Jong Il in high esteem.
This period witnessed the opening of a new chapter in carrying out the cause of immortalizing the leader.
A total of more than 260 million servicepersons, working people from all walks of life, school youth and children expressed condolences on his demise in over ten days of mourning in December last year.
A decision of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the Workers’ Party of Korea was adopted. The slogan of faith “The Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il Will Always Be with Us” was put up and the song “The Might of DPRK” resounded forth across the country on the morning of Jan. 1.
February 16 was instituted as the Day of the Shining Star and the Kumsusan Memorial Palace renamed the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the occasion of the 70th birth anniversary of Kim Jong Il.
The WPK, the state and the people of the DPRK presented the title of Generalissimo of the DPRK to Kim Jong Il.
The DPRK instituted Order of Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Il Prize, Kim Jong Il Youth Honor Prize and Kim Jong Il Children Honor Prize engraved with a portrait of the smiling leader. Badges bearing his portrait were manufactured and presented to people.
The equestrian statues of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were erected and the 16th Kimjongilia Festival was held with splendor.
Letters “Peerless Patriot General Kim Jong Il” were carved on natural rock in Mt. Sokda, Jungsan County, South Phyongan Province and documentary films “The Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il Will Be Immortal” (Parts 1. 2. 3) were produced.
The unshakable will of all the servicepersons and people was expressed to steadily carry forward the bloodline of Mt. Paektu.
A ceremony of servicepersons of the three services of the Korean People’s Army took place in the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Feb. 16. It demonstrated the faith and will of the army of the DPRK to always share the destiny with the party and accomplish the revolutionary cause of Songun started in Mt. Paektu.
More than 1.94 million youth and students volunteered to join or rejoin the KPA in order to protect the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK.
The patriotic devotion of the dear respected Kim Jong Un and his ardent love served as a powerful engine which gave full play to the DPRK’s inexhaustible strength.
He made sure that the portrait of smiling Kim Jong Il was deeply engraved in the minds of the army and the people of the DPRK and his statues and towers to his immortality were erected.
Kim Jong Un inspected the Seoul Ryu Kyong Su 105 Guards Tank Division of the KPA on the New Year and this was followed by his inspection of KPA units one after another. Through his dynamic Songun leadership he aroused the whole party and army and all the people to implement the last instructions of Kim Jong Il.
The army and the people of the DPRK fully displayed patriotic enthusiasm and the might of unity in the sacred drive to implement the plan for building a thriving nation, the desire of Kim Jong Il in his lifetime.
The militant slogan “Glorify this year 2012 as a year of proud victory, a year when an era of prosperity is unfolding, true to the instructions of the great General Kim Jong Il” inspired the people in different parts of the country.
There started a high-pitched drive to commemorate the centenary of the birth of the President and greet the historic WPK Conference with high political enthusiasm and shining labor achievements.
The news of the DPRK’s projected launch of working satellite Kwangmyongsong-3, manufactured by itself with indigenous technology once again strikingly testified to its government’s policy of space development and its use for peaceful purposes and level of scientific and technological development.
The construction of objects conducive to improving the people’s living standard made brisk headway and the flame kindled by the people in South Hamgyong Province flared up in the fields of light industry and agriculture.
The vanguard sectors of the national economy and basic industry made a breakthrough in the general offensive drive.
Thousands of industrial establishments across the country carried out their first quarter year plans ahead of schedule.
Scientists and technicians in different parts of the country solved scientific and technical problems of great practice significance.
Great successes were reported from the fields of literature and arts.
The last 100 days during which all Koreans and the whole mankind mourned the passing of Kim Jong Il in the humblest reverence hardened the conviction of the army and the people of the DPRK that thanks to the leadership of Kim Jong Un socialist Korea has bright today and future when the last instructions of Kim Jong Il become brilliant realities.
Pyongyang, March 24 (KCNA)