Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Visits Farm No. 1116 Run by KPA Unit 810

Pyongyang, October 9 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, gave field guidance to Farm No. 1116 under Unit 810 of the Korean Peoples' Army (KPA).

After making round of the room for the education in the revolutionary history, Supreme Leader of the Party, state and armed forces Kim Jong Un looked round crops of high-yielding varieties cultivated by the farm.

He said in pleasure that officials, party members and working people in the farm continuously wage vigorous struggle to return the trust of the Party and that is how they are waiting for him with interesting scientific and technological achievements whenever he comes every year.

Noting that just as he always emphasizes in any units and fields, the only thing we can rely on is the power of science and technology, he said that the consistent policy to be maintained by the Party is to train scientists and technicians, who are directly in charge of the drive of breaking through advanced science and technology, into revolutionaries firm in patriotic faith, treat them preferentially, take good care of their work and life and thus let them give the fullest play to their revolutionary zeal and creative activity.

He called on all the units in every field to establish the viewpoint and work attitude of giving priority to science and technology to carry out their tasks with their own efforts as social customs, holding fast to science and technology.

He pointed out that the nationwide effort should be directed to getting familiar with the global trend in agricultural development and bringing about innovation in all agricultural fields.

The whole country should pay deep attention to extending manpower and material support to the field of agricultural scientific research and providing the best conditions to it, he said.

He said that it is necessary to meticulously conduct the sci-tech guidance and field control for spreading throughout the country the newly cultivated high-yielding crops verified through proper regional tests, stressing the importance of improving the spread of those new crops to widely cultivate them.

He underscored the need for the agricultural scientific research sector to study farming methods for increased production in intermediate and mountainous areas and low-yielding areas and thus provide sci-tech guarantee for attaining the goal for grain production set by the Party.

He looked round various places including newly-built greenhouse and experimental cultivation plot, etc. to learn in detail about cultivation and rearing.

He was satisfied to see scores of kinds of high-yield vegetables like spring onion and pepper growing in modern greenhouse equipped with firm material and technical foundations for conducting seed cultivation.

He said that a decisive turn should be brought about in solving the food problem for the people by cultivating and rearing more world-level high-yield strains in the future, too.

He was accompanied by Pak Pong Ju, Pak Thae Dok, Pak Thae Song, vice-chairmen of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, and Kim Yo Jong, Jo Yong Won, Kim Yong Su, Ri Jong Nam, Hyon Song Wol and other leading officials of the WPK Central Committee and Army Col. General Son Chol Ju who is vice-director of the General Political Bureau of the KPA. -0-