Pyongyang, November 25: Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected the Changrin Islet defence detachment on the western front.
“Seeing the monument to the field guidance of Chairman Kim Jong Il which was built to hand down the immortal exploits of Kim Jong Il who left the legendary traces of army commanding in the islet 45 years ago,” the Supreme Leader was lost in deep thought about him.
He said that North Korea should further cement the might of the invincible army as desired by Kim Jong Il so as to devotedly safeguard the socialist country and glorify it to the whole world, pointing out that the undying history of leadership for army building of the Chairman who left traces of loving care in the islet post, KCNA stated.
He pointed out that all the servicepersons who fulfill their sacred duty to defend the country with arms of the revolution in their hands on a remote islet forefront are our precious comrades-in-arms and dear children of the people, adding that we should take responsibilities for their growth before the people, help the servicepersons know the spirit of collectivism and cultivate independence, self-sustenance, assiduity and devotion through the fulfillment of military tasks.
He noted that constant efforts should be made to provide the servicepersons with better conditions for cultural life, units and subunits should establish the traits of reading and studying as their customs and tradition and go ahead with more brisk mass sports and mass-based cultural and art activities so that the servicepersons spend their days of worthwhile military service full of militant zeal and optimism with versatile knowledge, sound body and cultural attainments.
He was much satisfied to see goods for supply service filled in bean warehouse, subsidiary food warehouse and kitchen.
At the greenhouse built by the defence detachment he gave tasks for vegetable production and greenhouse farming. He stressed the need to build a new apple orchard around the islet defence detachment headquarters, cultivate grape in precinct of the headquarters and residential quarters, saying that he will send high-yielding grape whose output is over 50 tons per hectare for grape farming and asking the detachment to do rape farming surely. It is good for the detachment to plant various species of fruit tress to produce a lot of fruits and provide the servicepersons with them according to season, he added.
He said that the arms and equipment of the defence detachment are important but it is more important to safeguard the forefront of the country by dint of the servicepersons with class conscience. He noted that he visited the defence detachment without a notice on an ordinary day like today and he feels at ease to see all the servicepersons on duty to guard over frontline with high vigilance. He stated that the forefront of the country is firmly defended thanks to a high degree of political awareness of the servicepersons and their sharpened vigilance, will to defend the country and devoted efforts, adding that as there are reliable servicepersons of the People’s Army, the security of the country and happiness of the people are firmly guaranteed.
He indicated the target for Gun 2 of the coastal artillery company on combat duty and gave an order to fire.
The servicepersons of the coastal artillery company fully showed their gun firing skills they cultivated in their day-to-day training to delight the Supreme Leader.
He said that to make combat preparations and increase fighting efficiency are just the supreme patriotism of the People’s Army, the People’s Army should work hard with permanent hold on to the line of making it politically, ideologically and morally stronger and make it stronger in terms of military technology, we should give scientific, pragmatic, real war-like drill with higher degree of intensity to the servicepersons for their full political, ideological, physical and technological preparations so that they can carry out any operation and combat mission and notably artillery units and subunits should keep on the brisk movement for becoming crackshots.
He stressed the need for the units and subunits at all levels of the People’s Army to make technical arrangements and technical management in a responsible manner for full preparations for regular mobilization of the weapons and combat and technical apparatuses and set up a well-knit system of examining them on a regular basis and taking steps so that all the units are in full readiness for carrying out a combat mission any moment.