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Ceremony Held to Place KJU Autograph Monument on Taeso’ngsan General Hosptial

View of the entrance to Taeso'ngsan General Hospital containing tablet bearing Kim Jong Un's autograph (Photo: KCTV screengrab).

View of the entrance to Taeso’ngsan General Hospital containing tablet bearing Kim Jong Un’s autograph (Photo: KCTV screengrab).

VMar Choe Ryong Hae, Director of the KPA General Political Department, delivers a speech dedicating a tablet bear the autograph of DPRK leader Kim Jong Un during a ceremony in Pyongyang on 10 June 2013 (Photo: KCTV screengrab).

VMar Choe Ryong Hae, Director of the KPA General Political Department, delivers a speech dedicating a tablet bear the autograph of DPRK leader Kim Jong Un during a ceremony in Pyongyang on 10 June 2013 (Photo: KCTV screengrab).

DPRK state media reported that a tablet bearing the autograph of DPRK leader Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) was placed at Taeso’ngsan General Hospital during a ceremony held on 10 June (Monday).  KCNA reported that Kim Jong Un sent the tablet “after wisely leading the work to complete its construction at the best level and open it as early as possible as instructed by leader Kim Jong Il.”  According to KCNA “right after the liberation of Korea, Generalissimo Kim Il Sung had a hospital for soldiers built and clearly indicated the way to be followed by it” and that   “true to his noble intention, Kim Jong Il initiated the building of the Taesongsan General Hospital and worked heart and soul for its completion.”  The ceremony placing the tablet at the hospital was presided over by VMar Choe Ryong Hae, Director of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] General Political Department.  According to KCNA Choe said “that the medical officers and nurses of the hospital should devotedly save lives of service personnel, bearing deep in mind the autograph of Kim Jong Un.”  After the speeches, ceremony participants examined the tablet and were received briefings about its installation and significance.

Detailed view of a an autograph tablet over the entrance to Taeso'ngsan General Hospital (Photo: KCTV screengrab).

Detailed view of a an autograph tablet over the entrance to Taeso’ngsan General Hospital (Photo: KCTV screengrab).

View of KPA service members and officers attending a 10 June 2013 ceremony to dedicate an autograph tablet sent by DPRK leader Kim Jong Un (Photos: KCTV screengrabs)

View of KPA service members and officers attending a 10 June 2013 ceremony to dedicate an autograph tablet sent by DPRK leader Kim Jong Un (Photos: KCTV screengrabs)

View of a ceremony held to dedicate an autograph stone at Taeso'ngsan General Hospital in Pyongyang on 10 June 2013 (Photos: KCTV screengrabs).

View of a ceremony held to dedicate an autograph stone at Taeso’ngsan General Hospital in Pyongyang on 10 June 2013 (Photos: KCTV screengrabs).

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