The respected Marshal Kim Jong Un who visited the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in December Juche 101(2012) celebrated the scientists and technicians launched successfully Kwangmyongsong 3-2.
Saying that this launch was the brilliant victory of the WPK’s idea on attaching importance to science and technology and breaking through the cutting edge, he continued that we should in the future, too, hold fast to the policy on attaching importance to science and technology without interruption.
Soon after he held a splendid banquet for scientists, technicians, workers and officials launched successfully Kwangmyongsong 3-2.
He attended the banquet in person and noted that WPK was deeply concerned for development of the space science and technology which formed a main point of ultramodern science and technology and regarded possession of satellites and carrier rockets as an important problem to meet requirements of the thriving nation.
In the joint slogan of the Central Committee and Central Military Commission of the WPK issued on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of founding of the WPK written as follows:
“Launch our way of more advanced science and technology satellites and applications satellites!”
In his New Year’s address on January 1, Juche 105(2016) Marshal Kim Jong Un stressed that WPK was steadfast in its determination and will to solidify the foundations of a thriving country by dint of science and technology and, with them as the engine, achieve national prosperity.
That day he attended inaugural ceremony of the Sci-tech Complex and mentioned that we had been opened the first gate to the New Year that the 7th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea would be held in by science.
On February 6, Juche 105(2016) he personally guided the launching process of an earth observation satellite Kwangmyongsong-4.
Indeed, the successful launch of an earth observation satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 is the fruition of the WPK’s idea on attaching importance to science and technology.