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Edited and Translated by Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online
The statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were erected at Kim Il Sung Military University on the occasion of its 60th birthday in Pyongyang, North Korea on Oct. 29.
The erection of the statues of the illustrious commanders at the university marks a great event reflecting the steadfast will of all the service personnel of the Korean People's Army (KPA) to glorify the immortal Songun revolutionary exploits performed by the Generalissimos for all ages.
A ceremony of unveiling the statues was held with splendor on Monday.
North Korea's top leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju appeared at the auditorium.
Present there on invitation were diplomatic envoys of different countries, representatives of international organizations and military attaches here.
The moment the statues were unveiled, the statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il shed bright rays.
Kim Jong Un said that Kim Il Sung Military University is the university of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il both in name and reality as it was built and developed under their energetic leadership and warm care, reviewing with pride the history covered by the university for six decades.
He set forth the university's mission, duty and tasks.