This is a great auspicious event of the Korean nation and a shining victory of the Juche-oriented policy for protecting national heritage, he noted, adding:
He clarified in his work that the work to protect the national heritage is a patriotic work for carrying forward and developing the priceless spiritual and material legacies left by the ancestors and preserving and adding luster to the history and traditions of the nation.
He underscored the need to hold fast to the ideas and theories on protecting national heritage enunciated by
Noting that the principles of Juche character, historicism and scientific accuracy are the fundamental principles to be consistently maintained to protect, carry forward and develop the national cultural heritage,
Historical remains and relics should be restored to their former state to suit the specific features of the relevant societies and historical periods and preserved and managed so that they may retain their former glory.
It is necessary to value priceless creations and beautiful manners and customs associated with the wisdom and skills of the nation and handed down generation after generation and carry forward and develop them as required by the times.
It is also necessary to conduct well the work for protecting and managing scenic spots and natural monuments.
Even a single tree, a single blade of grass and a single stone adding to the beautiful landscape of scenic spots should be valued and birds or mountain animals in the zones of the scenic spots should be firmly protected.
It is necessary to successfully build up history museums and other centers for education in history as required by the people's culture and emotion and the trend of the era and intensify the education through them.
The work for protecting the national heritage should be conducted as the work involving the whole state and all people and put on a scientific basis as required by the developing reality.
He called for conducting exchange with international organizations and other countries.
He underscored the need to uphold and preserve the immortal exploits of