War veterans arrived here on Saturday to participate in the 6th National Conference of War Veterans to be held on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of the Korean people’s victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War.
They left for Pyongyang by plane, train and bus being sent off by officials of the Party and power organs and working people.
Before leaving, they laid floral baskets and bouquets at the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il and mosaics picturing their smiling images in their residential places and paid tribute to them.
People across the country warmly congratulated the war veterans who were leaving for the conference of honor with orders and medals reflective of immortal exploits pinned on their clothes.
The participants in the conference, upon arrival, were warmly greeted by senior officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
Citizens in the streets waved their hands to the war veterans with respect for them.
They arrived at the April 25 Hotel, their lodging place, where they were kindly welcomed by its officials and staff members.
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