Premier Kim Tok Hun, who is also member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and vice-president of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, inspected various sectors of the national economy.
At the Ryongsong Machine Complex and the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex, he encouraged officials and workers in their efforts to achieve innovative successes in the production of custom-built equipment and Juche iron, true to the decisions of the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK.
He called on officials to meticulously organize the work, bearing in mind the tasks of the complexes in carrying out the important policies of the Party, and channel efforts into the work with scientists and technicians to ensure both quality and speed in the production and the project for putting production lines on the Juche basis and take thorough measures for supplying materials.
Making the rounds of the Ranam Coal Mining Machine Factory and the Kyongsong Insulator Factory, he stressed the need to set a bold goal as required by the Party's policies and achieve remarkable successes in the production of various kinds of machines, electric equipment and insulators.
Looking round the farms in several cities and counties, including Hamhung City and Hamju County of South Hamgyong Province and Kyongsong County of North Hamgyong Province, he called for manuring and cultivating the preceding crops of wheat and barley and sowing seeds in a qualitative way as required by science and technology by mobilizing all forces, means and potentials and concentrating efforts on the supply of farming materials.
Learning in detail about the situation of the Ryonpho and Jungphyong greenhouse farms, he underscored the need to steadily raise the level of putting the greenhouse vegetable production on a scientific and intensive basis, expand the vegetable varieties and improve the management method so as to keep the vegetable production going at a high level.
The field consultative meetings discussed the issue of holding fast to the principle of ensuring the quality of products as the top priority task in all sectors and at all units, the issue of putting the immediate farming operations and work on a scientific and technological basis including seed sowing in conformity with the characteristics of species at farms and the issue of supplying enough farming materials to the greenhouse farms.
Earlier, the Premier discussed the issues arising in carrying out the task for the production of custom-built equipment at the Taean Heavy Machine Complex and visited the Ice Rink to learn about its remodeling and take relevant measures.