Upon the 60th anniversary of the fruitful victorious conclusion of the Liberation of Korea from the hated Japanese bellicose aggressive oppressors 60 years ago, all Koreans and world progressives remember to pay tribute and glorify the immortal revolutionary leadership exploits of Great Leader Comrade Generalissimo Kim Il Sung the Eternal President of the DPRK, Father of Socialist Korea and Immortal Sun of Juche says the Korean Central News Agency :
Homage Paid to Kim Il Sung
Pyongyang, August 15 (KCNA) -- Senior officials of the Party, the state and the army, servicepersons of the Korean People's Army and people from all walks of life visited the Kumsusan Memorial Palace on Monday to pay homage to President Kim Il Sung on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Korea's liberation. Senior officials of the Workers' Party of Korea, the state and the army, chairpersons of the friendly parties, members of the Cabinet, leading officials of the Party, military and power bodies, socials organizations, ministries and national institutions entered the hall in which the statue of Kim Il Sung stands.
Amid the solemn playing of the immortal revolutionary paean "Song of General Kim Il Sung" a floral basket in the joint name of the Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the WPK, the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK and the DPRK Cabinet was laid before the statue.
Written on the ribbon of the floral basket were letters "The Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung Is Immortal!"
Senior officials of the Party, the state and the army paid homage to the statue. When they entered the hall where the President lies in state, they made bows in humble reverence to the President.
And they went round the orders and medals and honorary title certificates he received from the DPRK and different countries of the world, the portrait of the President with sunny smile on his face and bronze relievos in the Mourning Hall, a train he used during the on-the-spot guidance and foreign tour and a car he used during the last period of his life.
Anti-Japanese revolutionary fighters, servicepersons of the KPA, officials of organs at various levels and people from all walks of life visited the Palace on the same day. Meanwhile, the participants in the World Conference in Support of the Independent and Peaceful Reunification of Korea visited the Palace to pay homage to the President on Monday.