Senior Officials Encourage Workers

Pyongyang, January 16 (KCNA) — Senior party and government officials of the DPRK visited important economic units to encourage their officials and working people who have turned out in response to the call of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) for glorifying this year as a year of great turn and change to be specially recorded in the course of socialist construction and the development of the state.

Members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee Kim Tok Hun, Jo Yong Won, Choe Ryong Hae and Ri Pyong Chol and other senior Party and government officials inspected the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex, the February 8 Vinalon Complex, the Sunchon Thermal Power Plant, the Taean Heavy Machine Complex, the Ryongsong Machine Complex and other key industrial units and the Sariwon City Migok Farm, the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill, the Hyesan Footwear Factory and other farms and light industrial establishments to conduct political work before and after guiding the enlarged plenary meetings of provincial committees of the WPK.

Witnessing firsthand at the workplaces the soaring enthusiasm of Party members and other working people advancing in high spirits from the beginning of the new year, the senior officials heard the work plans of the relevant units for attaining the 12 major goals for national economic development, and stressed the need for officials taking hold of the steering wheel of carrying out the Party’s policies to propel the unconditional execution of the Party’s decisions by throwing themselves into the work with an innovative viewpoint and working manner.

Having informal talks with working people at workplaces, they deeply explained to them the basic idea and essence of the 6th Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the WPK and the important and vital significance of the execution of this year’s gigantic goals and long-term tasks in opening up a new phase of the state’s prosperity and development.

Through field political work, they talked about the respected General Secretary Kim Jong Un’s great devoted efforts for the dignity and honor of the country and the people and the happiness of posterity, while instilling into workers the confidence in sure victory and the bright future of the socialist cause of our style steadily developing onto a higher level under his distinguished leadership.

They ardently called on the officials and workers at the units playing an important role in the successful development of the national economy to carry forward the tradition of loyalty and patriotism peculiar to the Korean people, who have responded to the Party’s call with their devoted execution, and wage a vigorous struggle and work fresh miracles at their worksites with courageous mettle and proud confidence and thus make a big stride for national economic development and achieve honorable victory this year.

Encouraged by such political work, the officials and working people expressed their will to defend the Party Central Committee and provide a decisive guarantee for the fulfillment of the five-year plan by boosting up production in the spirit of self-reliance and fortitude as the preceding generation did to bring about the era of Chollima. -0-

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