10 February 2019
To celebrate the 71st founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army (KPA), Kim Jong Un, top leader of the DPRK, attended a performance given by the State Merited Chorus in Pyongyang on Friday. Kim and his wife warmly congratulated all KPA service personnel who mark the Army Founding Day, which falls on Feb. 8.
Kim also attended a banquet arranged by the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea to celebrate the Army Founding Day, together with other senior officials and army generals. Also on Friday, Kim visited the Ministry of the People's Armed Forces, and called on the People's Army to strengthen military techniques in keeping with the requirement of the times.