Papers Observe Founding of DPRK
Pyongyang, September 9 (KCNA) -- Leading newspapers here carry editorials on September 9, the 73rd founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Rodong Sinmun says that the founding of the DPRK was the birth of the independent and people-oriented state for the first time in the history of the Korean nation and a great event which opened a new era of building a powerful country.
A radical turn was made in carving out the destiny of our country and people and a powerful political weapon to make a victorious advance of the revolution and construction was provided thanks to the founding of the Republic, the paper notes, and goes on:
Our Republic is a valuable crystal of the people-first idea and guidance of the peerlessly great men.
The cause of building a socialist state centered on the popular masses has entered at a new stage of its development under the guidance of the respected Comrade
Our Republic is shining as the socialist state centered on the popular masses while clearly demonstrating the popular nature and advantages despite all sorts of trials of history as it has been led by the great leaders generation after generation.
To attach importance to the people and respect them is the immutable principle our Republic has maintained consistently in its state-building and activities.
Minju Joson says that the founding of the Republic was a great event to be specially recorded as it gave a new origin to building a genuine independent and sovereign state and the people-oriented state for the first time in the 5 000-year-old history of our nation, and a solemn declaration announcing the start of building a great powerful country.