A ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Kangdong Greenhouse Farm was held on February 15.
The respected Comrade
Present at the ceremony were Jo Yong Won, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and Secretary for Organizational Affairs of the Central Committee of the WPK, Ri Yong Gil, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK and Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Kim Su Gil, Chief Secretary of the Pyongyang Municipal Committee of the WPK, and officials and working people in Kangdong County.
Major commanding officers of the armed forces organs and soldier-builders participated in the ceremony.
As the ground-breaking ceremony was declared open, the national anthem of the DPRK was solemnly played.
Jo Yong Won made a ground-breaking speech.
He said the ground would be broken at last for another important construction project which was long planned and prepared by
Upon the authorization of the Party Central Committee, he sent militant greetings to the heroic officers and men of the People's Army who rushed to the construction site of the large-scale greenhouse farm in hearty response to the special order of the Party Central Committee.
Looking round the completed Ryonpho Greenhouse Farm in October last year, the respected General Secretary
It is the intention of the Party Central Committee to build the Kangdong Greenhouse Farm into a profitable farm producing in large quantities delicious and nutrient green, fruit and functional vegetables, an ideal farm with modern and cultured working and living environment, making it a powerful motive force promoting the improvement of the people's diet and rural development of the new era.
Noting that the brave fighting spirit of the army for the Party, the country and the people will give confidence in victory and courage to the entire people who rose up for the implementation of the decisions of the plenary meeting of the Party Central Committee, he ardently called on the entire soldier-builders to build in the Kangdong area a model farm representing the progressive character of the socialist countryside of Korea and make a report of victory to the Party Central Committee.
Speeches were made.
A blast was made declaring the start of the project and fireworks were set off.
Shaking hands with major commanding officers of the units involved in the project,
He waved his hand for a long time to the reliable soldier-builders full of determination to perform heroic feats in the van of the struggle for the overall development of Korean-style socialism, fluttering the colours of loyalty and patriotism.