(North Korea's Hwasong-8 hypersonic glide vehicle rolls through Kim Il Sung Square, April 25, 2022 | Image: KCNA (April 26, 2022)) Referring to the profuound and great significance of the birth of the first genuine armed forces of Korea 90 years ago in the history of our revolution and the nation and in the future development of our state and people, he said that the arms of revolution held by fine sons and daughters of the Korean people in the forest of Mt Paektu was an expression of the ever-growing Korean nation's spirit of independence, hope and the banner of great unity and the motive force that provided the Koreans with the spirit of self-respect and invincible strength.
He stressed that as long as the hearts of all the officers and men of the DPRK armed forces are pulsating with the thick blood and precious soul of the revolutionary forerunners and the revolutionary armed forces always stand in the van of the revolution as the paragons of the idea and will of the Workers' Party of Korea and the power of our state and people, our socialist cause will always emerge victorious in the future,too. He ardently called for vigorously struggling for the wellbeing and happiness of our great people and the eternal glory and victory of our great state.
After his speech, the columns of the armed forces of the DPRK, which were founded in the flames of the anti-Japanese war and have strengthended into a matchless elite army and a revolutionary army of the Party, recording only victory and glory in its history, made a parade.
The military parade for celebrating the 90th founding anniversary of the KPRA served as an event of great significance that demonstrated once again before the world the invincibility, mightiness and radical development of the armed forces of the Republic that guarantees the succession and implementation of the revolutionary cause of Juche, while demonstrating the might as the revolutionary army of the Party that remains absolutely loyal to the idea and leadership of the WPK and as the reliable defender of peace, and marked a historic occasion for greatly encouraging the Korean people in their heroic struggle for adding glory to the great era of Kim Jong Un and a new era of building a prosperous and powerful nation.