Premier Kim inspects North and South Phyongan provincesJanuary 29, 2023
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, made field surveys of the work in different sectors of North and South Phyongan provinces.
Looking round farm machine stations in Sukchon County and Jongju City and the Jongju Tractor Spare Parts Factory, he stressed the importance of decisively raising the proportion of farm work done by machines to attain the grain production goal for this year set forth at the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK. And he called for accelerating the development and production of farm machines suited to the topographical conditions of the country and taking positive measures to supply spare parts.
As he learned about the farming preparations at the township farm in Sukchon County, the Sinchon Farm in Jongju City, the Kunchon Farm in Cholsan County and other farms, he said that primary efforts should be directed to securing organic fertilizer and perfecting the irrigation system to bring about a good harvest of wheat cultivated as an earlier crop.
After touring the Woldo tideland whose reclamation was completed according to the Party's grand plan for nature-remaking, he said that officials and builders of the North Phyongan Provincial General Tideland Reclamation Enterprise should push ahead with the next-stage project in a bigger and more offensive way on the basis of last year's successes and experience.
The field consultative meetings discussed the issue for the officials to fulfil their responsibility in carrying out the state decisions and instructions for the implementation of the Party's lines and policies, the issue of enhancing the role of the provincial rural economy committees and city and county agricultural management committees and activating the production of farm machine factories, the issue of increasing the wheat cultivation area and undertaking the tideland reclamation project in a scientific and rational way, and others.
Meanwhile, the Premier acquainted himself with the operation of various food supply stations and grain sales stations in North and South Phyongan provinces and took relevant measures, and learned about the rural housing construction.