Many Schoolchildren Participate in Expedition of 250-mile Journey for Learning
Pyongyang, March 16 (KCNA) -- It is 100 years since President
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Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren in the DPRK have participated in an expedition of the 250-mile journey for learning for nearly 50 years since the start of the expedition.
A decision on organizing the study tour was adopted at a meeting of the Political Committee of the WPK Central Committee in October Juche 62 (1973), and in March of the next year, the first study tour was made by a group of more than 5 000 exemplary schoolchildren from across the country.
An average of 10 000 pupils and students from across the country have joined the study tour every year ever since.
The respected fatherly Marshal
The ranks of successors have endlessly visited the revolutionary battle sites and revolutionary sites in the area of Mt Paektu, following the horseback march by the peerlessly great man, while taking an active part in the expedition of the 250-mile journey for learning. Through the course, the schoolchildren of the DPRK are preparing themselves to be young revolutionaries, cherishing the soul and spirit of Mt Paektu.