Servicepersons and civilians of the DPRK have made a fresh leap forward in building a powerful socialist country in the spirit of self-reliance and self-development in Juche 106 (2017).

Such great auspicious events took place in the field of national defense as the “March 18 revolution” which developed and completed the ground jet test of new-type high-thrust engine, the “July 4 revolution” which succeeded in test-fire of Hwasong-14 that is the first ICMB, the miraculous July 28 victory which brought about the great success of the second test-fire of Hwasong-14 and the complete success of the test-fire of the most powerful new type ICBM Hwasong-15.

Technical foundations of self-supporting economy and the economic structure of self-sufficiency have been further perfected and an upswing effected in production with domestic efforts, technology and resources through the dynamic drive for putting the national economy on a Juche and modern basis despite the U.S. and its hostile forces’ ferocious sanctions and pressure moves.

Lots of units of major sectors fulfilled their yearly plans and a great turn was brought about in grain and fruit production.


New-type tractors of 80 hp and trucks, products of self-reliance and self-development, were sent to factories and farms and every fishing ground was filled with fishes.

Quality consumer goods produced at the Pyongyang Bag Factory, the Ryuwon Footwear Factory and other modern light industrial factories are popular among the people.

Ryomyong Street and many other monumental edifices were built, taking on a more splendid appearance of the country.

Advanced sci-tech achievements have been made, high-yielding variety of crops bred and valuable inventions and research achievements registered, making it possible to strengthen the self-supporting economy and revitalize production.

This year’s drive proves that no force can check the servicepersons and civilians of the DPRK advancing by dint of self-reliance and self-development, rallied around their great leader.