He was accompanied by Jo Yong Won, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and Secretary for Organizational Affairs of the Party Central Committee; Kim Tok Hun, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and Premier of the Cabinet of the DPRK; Pak Jong Chon, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and Secretary of the Party Central Committee; Kim Jae Ryong, Department Director of the Party Central Committee; Pak Hun, Vice-Premier of the Cabinet, and leading officials in the field of construction.
He highly appreciated that all the construction projects have made good use of the natural surroundings and the regional peculiarity and been thoroughly put on a practical, diverse, formative and artistic basis as required by the idea of the Party on the Juche-oriented architectural beauty and its policy on local construction.
He said every construction project of Samjiyon City is associated with the noble loyalty, strong will and beads of sweat of the people trying to absolutely support and implement the grand plans and decisions of the Party, and continued:
Thanks to the vigorous struggle of the builders who have promoted the huge project dynamically and without letup even in the unfavourable environment of the northern area, not only the town area but also different other areas and farms in the city have been changed into models of modern socialist mountainous cities and standards of rural promotion.
As I always stressed, it is a natural obligation and revolutionary duty of our people and new generations, the soldiers and disciples of the great leaders
The past four-year struggle for the construction of Samjiyon City proved the irresistible might of the single-minded unity and integrated whole of the Party and the people and the firm will, confidence and possibility of independent development of our state to achieve prosperity by dint of self-reliance in our own way and with our own strength, he said and sent thanks in the name of the Party Central Committee to the builders of Samjiyon City, supporters and other people across the country who materialized the decisions and policies of the Party into a shining reality.
This is of great significance in today's struggle to make a new start of changing localities.
We should open up a turning phase of accelerating the development of local construction and the construction of the whole civilized society by actively encouraging and expanding the excellent experiences accumulated in the construction of Samjiyon City. In order to promote the Party's grand policy on construction correctly without any deviation we should rapidly strengthen the construction and designing force of provinces and lay firm material and technical foundations. It is the most urgent matter claiming prior settlement and strategic task at present.
Looking round the peculiar modern farm houses and the house of culture built in the area of the Junghung Farm, he highly appreciated that it can be called a standard unit of rural promotion like a picture.
He underscored the need to make substantial preparations for the next year's farming in the light of the experience in this year's potato farming, and continued:
It is necessary to make scientific and technical study and take measures to increase the potato production stably and safely even in the unfavourable conditions of the northern highlands and bring about the hot wind of potato farming once again in the field of agriculture.
After learning about the problems arising at the farm one by one,
He also said the roads in Samjiyon City should be paved perfectly as its life environment has been changed. He discussed about the sections of roads to be paved on an annual basis in the future and presented specific orientation for it.
He touched on the ecological environment and forest of Samjiyon City and stressed the need to intensify the study of the sector concerned to take perfect measures for protection of forests from all sorts of factors such as harmful insects and change of temperature and manage the forests in a scientific and technical way.
He said the construction of Samjiyon City is a starting point of new revolution to lead the local people to a civilized material and cultural life.
Receiving the report that the people in the changed Samjiyon City like very much, singing of the benevolence of the Party,