calendar>>June 23. 2013 Juche 102
Kim Jong Un Makes Historic Speech after Enjoying Art Performance with Workers of Jagang Province
Pyongyang, June 23 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, enjoyed an art performance given by the Moranbong Band, together with workers of Jagang Province.

Among the audience were Choe Ryong Hae, Pak Thae Song, Kang Kwan Il, Hwang Pyong So, Hong Yong Chil, Yun Tong Hyon, Pak Jong Chon, Kim Thaek Gu and Ryu Yong Sop, chief secretary of the Jagang Provincial Committee of the WPK.

Prior to the performance, he had a photo session with the workers of the Kanggye General Tractor Plant.

Put on the stage were colorful numbers including female chorus "Song of National Defence", light music "To a Decisive Battle", female solo and pangchang "For the Younger Generation", female duet and pangchang "What Is Life?", female chorus "Song of Artillerymen" and light music "At a Go".

The performers sang high praises of the undying revolutionary feats Marshal Kim Jong Un has performed by leading the drive for building a thriving nation while making ceaseless on-the-spot guidance and the indomitable spirit of the service personnel and people of the DPRK demonstrating the might of the great Paektusan nation, united close around him.

After the end of the performance, he made a historic speech before the workers in Jagang Province.

"Going round different industrial establishments in Kanggye City this time, I could see the workers all out in the drive to devotedly embody the spirit of the 2013 Plenary Meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in hearty response to it", he said. He extended thanks to the workers of the Kanggye General Tractor Plant, the Kanggye General Precision Machine Plant and the Jangjagang Machine Tool Plant on behalf of the WPK Central Committee.

He said that he drew great strength and hardened his resolution to more successfully make the revolution in the future together with the reliable workers, while visiting different plants associated with the undying leadership feats of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il.

He noted that he attached great importance to different plants in Kanggye City, calling upon their workers to give steady continuity to the proud tradition in which they have devotedly defended the party and the leader with increased production.

He advanced militant tasks facing the workers in Jagang Province, underlining the need to keep the production going at high rate at plants and dynamically push back the frontiers of latest science and technology and thus put the modernization and scientization of the production processes on a higher level, establish cultured practices in production and life as required by the Songun era and steadily push forward the work to improve supply service.

He expressed expectation and belief that the workers in Jagang Province would successfully carry out their honorable tasks, hoping that only glory would be always in store for them.

Copyright (C) KOREA NEWS SERVICE(KNS) All Rights Reserved.