Kim Jong Un Visits Factories to Congratulate Workers on May Day

Date: 01/05/2012 | Source: (English) | Read original version at source

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Pyongyang, May 1 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Taegwan Glass Factory and the Machine Plant managed by Ho Chol Yong to congratulate their workers on May Day.
He was accompanied by senior officials of the party and army including Choe Ryong Hae, Jang Song Thaek, Hyon Chol Hae, Pak To Chun, Kim Phyong Hae, Ri Jae Il, Kim Myong Guk, Son Chol Ju, Yun Tong Hyon, Hwang Pyong So, Kang Kwan Il and Pak Jong Chon.

The first leg of his visit was the Taegwan Glass Factory.

As he arrived at the factory, he extended warm congratulations and salute to its workers significantly marking the international holiday of the workers all over the world that demonstrates their might and revolutionary solidarity.

He, to begin with, saw modern optical measuring instruments developed by the factory.

He praised its workers for developing modern optical measuring instruments and working hard to raise their utility rate after acquainting himself with the principle of their operation and performance.

He went round various places of the factory including its designing room, automation room, e-library and sample room to learn in detail about the technological updating and production at the factory.

Making the rounds of various rooms at the comprehensive electronic service center which looks like a scientific research institute, he was pleased with the great progress made by the workers there in their efforts to put all the processes of production on a modern and scientific basis ranging from designing of products to processing and assembling.

He set forth the tasks to serve as guidelines for management and production at the factory, noting that the demand for modern glass products and optical instruments is on the daily increase.

The next leg of his guidance was the Machine Plant Managed by Ho Chol Yong.

Making the rounds of the general assembling shop, sheet metal processing shop and various other production processes, he acquainted himself in detail with production, mechanism, performance and technical specifications of machines.

He praised the officials, workers, scientists and technicians of the plant for manufacturing modern machines of Korean style, noting that the machines produced by the plant are very good in their performance and paying off in reality.

After seeing machines, he put forth important tasks facing the plant.

Then he went round the Kangsong Health Complex newly built at the plant.

The complex covering a total plottage of more than 10 000 square meters consists of a swimming pool, wading pool, shower rooms, public baths and private baths, dining hall, kitchen and photo studio on the first floor and a gymnasium, table tennis room, e-library, barber's, beauty parlor and amusement room on the second floor.

At the swimming pool and wading pool, he was pleased to see swimming and wading workers. He expressed great satisfaction over the fact that they have come to have good rest at the wonderful place.

He had a photo session with the servants of the Kangsong Health Complex, expressing expectation that they would devotedly serve the workers.

Telling the officials that he would like to spread a carpet in the compound for the workers of the plant, he wished them steady success in production.

He had a photo session with the soldier-builders who creditably discharged the duty of the KPA in building the health complex for the workers of the plant.

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