Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, gave field guidance to the Phyongnam General Machine Plant.
After looking round the room for the education in the revolutionary history, the Supreme Leader of the Party, the State and the armed forces made rounds of the general assembling workshop, combined processing workshop, sheet metal processing and pressing workshop and other places of the plant to learn in details about the first-phase updating and production.
He said that it is necessary to enhance the speed of processing and assembling of the products and mass-produce machines by putting all the production processes on an automated and streamlined basis.
He noted that the updating of the plant should lead to the improvement of quality of products. Now that the equipment of the processing workshops has been updated it is necessary to work hard to raise the level of skilled workers so as to considerably improve the quality of the processed goods, he pointed out.
Noting that the Phyongnam General Machine Plant holds a very important place in the development of the national economy, he stressed again that the production processes should be updated on a higher level to meet the requirements of the Party policy to build a Juche-based and self-supporting plant which can turn out all sorts of machines and equipment at will so as to turn it into a model plant of machine-building industry in the new century.
It is important to set right the problems that arose in the first-phase updating and, at the same time, put spurs to the second-phase updating to increase production capacity and turn out more machines to satisfy the needs of the country, he said.
He said it is an important undertaking for giving full play to the zeal of the masses for production to take good care of the livelihood of the employees, adding that it is essential to manage and operate well the stock-breeding base, vegetable greenhouse and fishing base provided by the Party and thus supply meat, vegetables and fish to the employees on a regular basis so that they can keenly feel the loving care of the Party and work heart and soul for carrying out their revolutionary task.
He was accompanied by Jo Yong Won, Hong Yong Chil, Yu Jin, Kim Yong Su, Hyon Song Wol, Kim Chang Son, Ma Won Chun and other leading officials of the Party Central Committee and the State Affairs Commission.