He sent warm encouragement and thanks to the activists in the assistance to the army raising stormy cheers.
He warmly said every step for victory of the revolutionary armed forces is associated with the priceless services and efforts of the genuine patriots who have accepted the Party's line on building a powerful army and policy of attaching importance to the military affairs as the absolute truth and the primary need of life and become a foundation for accomplishing the great cause of building up a rich country with a strong army.
He highly appreciated the noble spiritual world of the activists in the assistance to the army, saying they keenly feel before anybody else that building a powerful country is unthinkable without strong national defence and they know well that assisting the army is the greatest patriotism, they have sent all their children to the army and are sincerely assisting the army with the noble consciousness that they are defending the trenches for national defence together with the service personnel though everything is difficult.
The spirit of the activists in the assistance to the army is the breath alive with the indomitable tenacity of women at the Namgang village in the 1950s who had assisted the army even during the hard-fought war; it is a vigorous continuity of the great patriotic spirit of those in the Chollima era who had built the fence of the country impregnably and firmly, thinking first of the state affairs before their household affairs even on the debris after the war. Such spirit ought to be considered to be the first in the present struggle for the overall development of socialist construction and it is a model everybody should follow.
The 70-year-long trials undergone to defend the victory in the war are more priceless than those that brought the victory in the war. The 70-year-long history of the great victory could be exalted thanks to their ardent loyalty displayed on the long road of consolidating the absolute strength of our state in every way.
He promised to invite those grateful activists in the assistance to the army to the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of war victory noteworthy in the history of the country again as special representatives, and wished all of them good health and welfare.