Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to various units in Samjiyon County.
The respected Supreme Leader paid tribute to leader Kim Jong Il before his statue in Samjiyon County.
He appreciated the officials, party members and other working people in the county for devoting their loyalty to keeping his statue better.
The first leg of his field guidance was the remodeled Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism Study Hall in Samjiyon County.
After going round several parts of the hall, he said it has been built wonderfully as befitting the base for education in the Party’s monolithic ideology.
He underscored the need for Samjiyon County to effectively manage and operate the hall renovated wonderfully as befitting a model of the country so as to more firmly prepare the officials, party members and other working people to be those strongest in ideology who cherish the revolutionary idea of the Party and the leader as their firm faith, and the first death-defying corps in carrying out the Party’s policies.
The next leg of his field guidance was the remodeled Samjiyon Town Hotel.
He acquainted himself in detail with its renovation, going round various parts of it including the room visited by President Kim Il Sung in July 1979.
Saying the hotel is like the face of Samjiyon County as the visitors to the sacred place of revolution and other people from across the country use it, he stressed that it is important to make it an iron rule to give top priority to their conveniences in all service work.
The third leg of his guidance was the renovated Samjiyon Town General Store.
Going round different parts of the store visited by Kim Il Sung in July 1979, he learned about its renovation.
Noting that each counter is full of quality homemade goods diverse in variety, he stressed the need to pay deep attention to steadily improving the method of displaying goods.
He went round the newly-built dwelling houses in the town.
He said that the dwelling houses have been built well to be clean and cosy to suite the regional features, adding that their owners would like them.
Then he gave field guidance to Samjiyon Youth Railway Station and Lake Samjiyon Shore Railway Station which are nearing completion.
Pointing out that the stations have been built in a modern style to suite the mountainous area as befitting the gateway to Samjiyon County, a sacred place of revolution, he said that every element should be built more perfectly, the interior and exterior construction done more carefully and good preparations made to operate the stations the moment the study tour of revolutionary battle sites starts next year.
He stressed that the force and means should be concentrated on stepping up the construction of dwelling houses for evacuees and new dwelling houses around the Hyesan-Samjiyon railway section to finish them as early as possible.
Besides, the Supreme Leader made a field survey of the work of various sectors in the county.
Looking at the model board showing the general plan for building Samjiyon County, he gave important instructions that would serve as the guidelines in sprucing up the county.
He stressed that the thorough preparations should be made to build Samjiyon County, mental native place of our people, into a county impeccable in the world, a peculiar one that others can not imitate and the best county in the country.
The Hyesan-Samjiyon railway project is near to completion and miraculous successes are being made in construction projects despite the bitter cold of the Paektu area thanks to the dynamic struggle of the builders of the 216 Division, the Supreme Leader said. He instructed to significantly review the first-stage campaign over the successes, experience and lessons that have been gained till now so as to correctly set the future project orientation and launch the second-stage campaign all at once after making perfect preparations.
While inspecting Samjiyon County, he was very deeply impressed to personally see the builders devoting their burning loyalty to the construction of the county after leaving their dear houses and families, he said, adding that he could not repress his feelings to meet all the builders one by one and hold their hands warmly. He earnestly requested the officials to convey the militant greetings to the builders in the name of the Party Central Committee.
He expressed expectation and belief that all the builders and people of the county involved in the construction of Samjiyon County would fully discharge their honorable mission and duty in a drive to wonderfully turn the county where the revolution started into an icon and model county of the whole country and the best mountainous city in the world, as intended by the Party.
Accompanying him were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the C.C., WPK, Kim Yong Su, department director of the C.C., WPK, Jo Yong Won, vice department director of the C.C., WPK, and Ma Won Chun, department director of the State Affairs Commission.