More than 1,300 young people countrywide have actively petitioned for difficult jobs in the national economy, including the metal, coal and extractive industries and agriculture, since the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
Over 120 young men and women in North Phyongan Province volunteered to work in coal and other mines, power plants and farms.
Those, who volunteered as miners and workers at the Ryongdung Coal Mine, Thaechon Power Station, and other sectors of the national economy and as farmers at the youth workteams and sub-workteams of the Puhung Cooperative Farm of Unsan County and other farms in the province, expressed their resolve to devote their all to carry out the decisions of the Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
Although he was on the North Phyongan Provincial Committee of the Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League after his military service and university graduation Kim Yong Min petitioned for employment at a youth subworkteam of the Taean Cooperative Farm in Taegwan County where he was born.
Pak Song Rim gave up being on the Onsong County Committee of the Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League and petitioned for work at a branch of the most backward cooperative farm of the county.
In response to the appeal of the Party 140-odd young people of Nampho City enrolled themselves at its cooperative farms of their own accord. Young others across the country, too, actively found employment at mines, coal mines and cooperative farms.
In South Hwanghae Province over 260 young people petitioned for employment at its cooperative farms or joined its provincial youth shock force voluntarily. The youth of North Hamgyong and North Phyongan Provinces, too, enlisted at their major factories, enterprises, mines, coal mines and cooperative farms of their own free will.
The 80-odd young people of Jagang Province entered its provincial youth shock force and are now working with all their might.