"Complete Collection of Kim Jong Il's Works" Vol. 8 Published (2014)
"Complete Collection of Kim Jong Il's Works" Vol. 8 was brought out by the Workers' Party of Korea Publishing House. It is a library of the immortal Juche idea and the Songun idea which comprehensively deals with his works in a chronological order.
It contains 120 works published by leader Kim Jong Il from April, Juche 53 (1964) to June, Juche 54 (1965).
The period was a turning one when the DPRK was entering into a historic stage to comprehensively build socialism of Juche under the leadership of President Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il started his work at the C.C., the Workers' Party of Korea and, thereby, a new surge was being effected in the struggle of the party and the revolution.
In the work "Let Us Develop Our Party into the Eternal Party of Comrade Kim Il Sung", he said that to strengthen the party into the eternal party of Kim Il Sung is his lifelong task and clarified the idea on accomplishing this glorious task.
In other works, he called upon all officials to follow the President's work method to turn the party work into the work with people and take care of their destiny in a responsible manner as their mothers would do.
In various works he clarified the original idea that the Korean People's Army should always perform the vanguard role in the struggle to accomplish the revolutionary cause of Juche. He also indicated the validity of the revolutionary line of the WPK on simultaneously carrying out the economic construction and the building of national defense and the principled issues of bolstering up the defence capability including the issue of thoroughly preparing service personnel of the Korean People's Army politically and ideologically and carrying out the military line for self-defence.
Expounded in the book are works which clarify the concrete tasks and ways facing various fields of the national economy and the ways of improving the work of literature and arts and the press.
Also carried in the book are works dealing with the issue of enhancing the function and role of working people's organizations including the youth league and improving the civil aviation as required by the developing reality and the issue of positively promoting swimming in conformity with the specific conditions of Korea, the maritime country.
Rodong Sinmun, Sept. 2014