New model local-industry factories were inaugurated in Kimhwa County, Kangwon Province, namely a foodstuff factory, a garment factory, a daily necessities factory and a paper mill.
The factories built in accordance with the decisions of the Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the plenary meetings of the WPK Central Committee show a new leap forward in the development of local industry.
As modern factories depending on raw and other materials available in the barren mountainous county, they will serve as a foundation for satisfying the material and cultural needs of the county’s people by themselves.
The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un mapped out a plan to turn all regions of the country into developed areas with their own characteristics and led the county to create the relevant criterion.
A ceremony for the inauguration of the modernized local-industry factories took place on June 21.
It was attended by Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and vice-chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission who is also premier of the DPRK Cabinet, vice-premier Ri Song Hak, Kim Su Gil, chief secretary of the Kangwon Provincial Committee of the WPK, Chae Il Ryong, chairman of the Kangwon Provincial People’s Committee, officials of the Cabinet and ministries, those of the Party and power organs in the province, working people in the county and builders.
In the speech he delivered in the ceremony, Kim Tok Hun said that the respected General Secretary proposed to refurbish flawlessly local-industry factories in the county with the poorest living conditions and weak economic foundations and put them forward as models at the Second Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee for deciding tasks of the first-year for the five-year plan and that their inauguration is a proud success made in the efforts to implement the Party’s policy on bringing about a radical turn in the development of local industries and a brilliant fruition of a noble will to make the county’s people, who faithfully support the Party in the area along the demarcation line, become the first to enjoy the benefit of socialism, that of overall development and prosperity, most greatly.
He was followed by speeches.
After the ceremony, its participants looked around the factories.