Kim Il Sung Praised as "Sun of Juche"
Pyongyang, July 9 (KCNA) -- President Kim Il Sung is the father of socialist Korea and the eternal sun of Juche who founded the immortal Juche idea, successfully carved out the destiny of the country and the nation along with the era of independence and laid a solid foundation of socialism, says Rodong Sinmun Saturday in a bylined article.
Thanks to his outstanding wisdom, unusual pursuit and extraordinary revolutionary practices, the Juche idea turned into a torch illumining the world and a treasured sword changing it, the article said.
It went on:
As the Juche idea guided the 20th century, the Korean revolution could win victories despite ever-changing political situation and the last century could shine as one of victory of the cause of independence against imperialism.
The President's revolutionary idea is demonstrating its immense vitality in the new century, too.
The greatest feat of the President was that he provided the powerful driving force of the revolution and built socialism centered on the popular masses.
It was thanks to the President's leadership believing in the people and relying on them that there created the history of overwhelming victory over aggressors and the heroic epic of epochal miracles and changes.
The history of the President has been successfully carried forward even in the 21st century by leader Kim Jong Il .
A steady continuity is being given to the history of the sun as there are the ideology and leadership of Kim Jong Il who is identical to the President.
Socialist Korea bequeathed down by the President is demonstrating its might as a political and military power based on single-minded unity.
The DPRK, small in territory, has had access to nukes and launched its own satellites and is now dashing ahead toward the high eminence of a thriving nation. This is a shining fruition of Kim Jong Il 's noble patriotism, ardent enthusiasm and attack spirit of Mt. Paektu.