Published: 12:31, May 4, 2020 | Updated: 03:17, June 6, 2023
DPRK leader thanks state propagandists, says official paper
By Xinhua

In this May 1, 2020, photo provided by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, center, visits a fertilizer factory in Sunchon, South Pyongan province, near Pyongyang, the DPRK. (KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY/ KOREA NEWS SERVICE VIA AP)

PYONGYANG - Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a gratitude message to state propagandists, the official newspaper Rodong Sinmun reported Monday.

The instructors are full of passion to live up to the leader's expectations

"Comrade Kim Jong Un sent gratitude to exemplary instructors for carrying out their responsibility and role as basic propagandists, which have led workers to implement the party's policies," the newspaper of the ruling Workers' Party said.

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The instructors are full of passion to live up to the leader's expectations by continuing to ideologically encourage workers to continue their frontal breakthrough and move forward, it added.

According to the official Korean Central News Agency on Saturday, Kim attended a fertilizer factory completion ceremony on May Day and cut the ribbon for the event, his first public appearance after 20 days of absence.

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