On July 26, 2012 the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un had a talk Let Us Step up the Building of a Thriving Country by Applying Kim Jong Il’s Patriotism with senior officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

In the talk, Kim Jong Un stressed that it was necessary to encourage officials, Party members and other working people to learn from the ennobling examples of patriotism shown by Chairman Kim Jong Il and apply them thoroughly to their practical activities in building a thriving country.

Kim Jong Un said that patriotism is wholehearted devotion to the country and people. He said that one should not answer in mere words, but by dedicating one’s whole being to the call of the country and people and that is the proper stance of a patriot. He also said that a true patriot is the one who never hesitates nor vacillates before any obstacles and trials but goes through the only way of patriotism, the one who faithfully accomplishes the revolutionary task assigned by the country and people without an inch of deflection nor delay.