Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, inspected the Sunchon Cement Complex and the construction site for creating the C-1 chemical industry.
He went round the Sunchon Limestone Mine responsible for the production of key raw material for cement.
He called on officials and workers of the mine to set a realistic goal for increased production and take measures for it so as to ensure the smooth supply of cement for the construction of 10 000 flats in Pyongyang City, keeping in mind the importance of the project in implementing the decisions made at the 8th Congress of the Party and the 2nd Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Party. He also urged them to actively introduce efficient working methods and put the work including the one for forming mining benches and increasing the capacity of conveyance on a long-term and three-dimensional basis.
At the construction site for the C-1 chemical industry, he took measures for making thorough-going technical preparations in all production processes and increasing the proportion of home-made equipment and locally available raw materials through close cooperation with scientific research institutions to consolidate the material and technical foundations for developing our style chemical industry.
The field consultative meetings discussed the issue of taking thoroughgoing scientific and technological measures to complete the project for increasing the capacity of the Sunchon Cement Complex as early as possible and urged those units in charge of manufacturing equipment for the C-1 chemical industry to supply custom-built equipment in time in the spirit of self-reliance.
The premier also visited the Phyongri Co-op Farm in Sunchon City to learn in detail about immediate farming.