UK KOREAN FRIENDSHIP ASSOCIATION
London 2nd October 2015
The UK Korean Friendship Association (UK KFA) issued the following statement on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Workers' Party of Korea(WPK);
The WPK was founded on 10th October 1945 by the great leader comrade Kim Il Sung. Its foundation was the culmination of years of hard struggle by the Korean revolutionaries led by general Kim Il Sung. With the foundation of the WPK the Korean people came to have a guide and organiser .
The WPK , under the guidance of the great leader comrade Kim Il Sung, led many decades of socialist construction .Under the guidance of the WPK, a people's government was successfully established in the DPRK with the aim to provide the people with an independent and creative life. After the liberation of Korea in August 1945, major democratic reforms including agrarian reform and nationalization of major industries were carried out smoothly.
The WPK carried a unique Korean style socialist revolution creating an advanced socialist system in the DPRK .It also put forth a line of building an independent national economy and wisely led the work for its realization, thus turning the DPRK into a powerful socialist industrial state.
The WPK became the motherly party taking care of the lives of the people ensuring that they had an equally happy life. Free medical and free education were introduced in the DPRK under the leadership of the WPK guided by the great leader comrade Kim Il Sung. The WPK is a true people's party with members from all walks of life. The WPK resolutely rejected bureaucracy and mixed with the masses.
The WPK always maintained purity in ideology and fidelity to revolutionary , class and socialist principles. Both the great leader comrade Kim Il Sung and comrade Kim Jong Il ensured that the WPK maintain independence and always stuck to the road of socialism no matter how difficult the circumstances were.
The Workers' Party of Korea has been a great contribution to world peace and to the struggle for independence and liberation throughout the world.
The WPK , under the leadership of the great leaders comrades Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il and dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un has
traversed a road of victory and glory over the past seven decades.
The traditions of the WPK are now actively carried forward by dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un the First Secretary of the WPK who leads the drive to create a thriving socialist country . New buildings are springing up all the time with new cultural and leisure facilities being opened one after another. Victory and glory are in store for the Korean people and the WPK under the wise leadership of dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un.