Dec 14, 2017
Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un invited to the conference of victory and glory those in the field of defense science who most faithfully and perfectly carried out the Party's plan for building the strategic nuclear force, successfully test-fired ICBM Hwasong 15 and thus demonstrated the dignity and might of our powerful country all over the world once again, and showed warm loving care and benevolence for them.
Party and state commendations were awarded to those contributors to the successful test-fire of ICBM Hwasong 15 with due ceremony at the April 25 House of Culture on December 12.
Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, attended the ceremony.
He personally conferred on the contributors Order of Kim Il Sung and Order of Kim Jong Il, the highest orders of the DPRK, the Title of DPRK Hero and Gold Star Medal and Order of National Flag First Class, the Title of DPRK Labour Hero and Gold Medal (Hammer and Sickle) and Order of National Flag First Class, the highest honour of DPRK citizens, Kim Jong Il Prize, watches bearing the august names of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il, citation of Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Workers' Party of Korea and citation of Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un of the Korean People's Army.
All the participants broke into stormy cheers and applause for the Supreme Leader, excited by his boundless gratitude.