Pyongyang, December 13 (KCNA) -- Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un invited to the conference of the victory and glory those in the field of defense science who most faithfully and perfectly carried out the Party's plan for building strategic nuclear force, successfully test-fired ICBM Hwasong-15 and thus demonstrated the dignity and might of our powerful state 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 Tuesday. Kim Jong Un attended the ceremony. He personally conferred on the contributors to the successful ICBM test-fire 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 Labor Hero and Gold Medal (Hammer and Sickle) and Order of National Flag First Class, the highest honor of DPRK citizens, Kim Jong Il Prize, watches bearing the august names of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il, citation of Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea Kim Jong Un and citation of Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un. All the participants broke into stormy cheers and applause for the Supreme Leader, excited by his boundless gratitude.