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Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un gives on-site guidance over preparations for construction of Sinpho City Offshore Farm

The programme for socialist construction in the new era of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which regards the great people-first principle as its sacred political ideals, and its outstanding and energetic guidance continue to give birth to the most scientific and revolutionary strategies for great regional development and bring them to brilliant fruition in the course of the comprehensive development of our dignified state.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un, who worked out long ago a plan to improve the people’s living standards as early as possible by making effective use of the sea in conformity with the natural and geographical features of the country with long coastlines, clearly indicated the orientation and ways for positively promoting and developing offshore fish-farming and aquaculture, and has wisely led the work to put it into practice.

Amid the stirring reality, in which the struggle for implementing the historic Regional Development 20×10 Policy is being waged dynamically, he had already given the WPK Central Committee a special instruction to take direct charge of and push forward with the work for setting an example to be followed by all coastal cities and counties to promote their development in a characteristic way as suited to their specific conditions by making the most effective use of marine resources. True to his special instruction, Sinpho in South Hamgyong Province, a typical coastal city with a small area under cultivation compared to its population, was set as a model for this year and preparations have been made to this end.

On July 15, Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, together with senior officials of the Party and the government, visited the Phungo-dong area in Sinpho, South Hamgyong Province, and looked round the site of an offshore farm to be built, acquainting himself with the project plan. He then convened a consultative meeting of officials concerned on the spot.

Present there were Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and premier of the Cabinet, Jo Yong Won, Ri Il Hwan, Kim Jae Ryong, Pak Thae Song and other secretaries of the WPK Central Committee, Pak Jong Gun, vice-premier of the Cabinet and chairman of the State Planning Commission, major commanding officers of the armed forces organs and relevant officials in the province and in the design sector.

Enlarged plenary meetings of WPK committees of ministries and national agencies held

July 17, 2024

The enlarged plenary meetings of the committees of the Workers' Party of Korea of the Ministry of Railways, the Ministry of Land and Maritime Transport, the Pyongyang Construction Commission, the State Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports were held between July 11 and 14 for implementing the decisions of the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK.

Present at the plenary meetings were members and alternate members of the Party committees of the relevant units and other relevant officials as observers.

The plenums analyzed and reviewed the work in the first half of the year for implementing the decisions of the Eighth Party Congress and the Ninth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK, and discussed measures for carrying out the tasks facing the sectors and units in the second half of the year on the basis of the guidelines for struggle set forth at the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK.

Farmers move into new houses in Chosan County

July 17, 2024

Farmers in Angtho and Ryonsong farms, Chosan County of Jagang Province, received new houses.

A ceremony of moving into the houses took place with Jon Yong Sop, secretary of the Jagang Provincial Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, officials in Chosan County, builders and agricultural workers in attendance.

Kim Yong Chun, chairman of the Jagang Provincial People’s Committee, made a congratulatory speech and licences for the use of houses were conveyed amid the loud applause of participants in the ceremony.

New standards, records

July 17, 2024

All the working people are now zealous about setting new standards and records.

Modern 10 000 flats have been built in the capital city of Pyongyang each year and modern rural houses and regional-industry factories are being built competitively in local areas amid the implementation of the rural revolution programme in the new era and the Regional Development 20×10 Policy.

A mass technical innovation drive has been conducted fiercely in all economic sectors including metallurgical, chemical and electric-power industries, thus hastening the implementation of national economic plans.

Factory turns into model of vehicle-making industry

July 17, 2024

The Kumsong Tractor Factory is turning into a core factory playing a vanguard role in realizing the comprehensive mechanization of agriculture and a model of the vehicle-making industry.

The project for its renovation and modernization is being carried out in a three-dimensional way. 

The construction of all the structures is being pushed at the final stage in the wake of the completion of several structures.

Natural monument—Chongdo abrasion cave

July 17, 2024

 The Chongdo abrasion cave is situated in a hilly area about 30 metres away from the seashore of Hongwon.

The hilly area made up of granite cataclasite was an islet close to land. Its soft part was abraded by seawater to form the cave.

Later, the islet slowly rose up and the cave became larger. Sands carried by a river and the sea piled up to connect the islet and land.

Russia censures West for pursuing unilateralism

July 17, 2024

Russian President Vladimir Putin in his speech at the tenth parliamentary forum of BRICS on July 11 criticized the West for pursuing unilateralism. 

He said that the West is trying to fix a new order through its rules by running counter to the historical logic and even by harming its citizens’ long-term interests. 

No one has ever seen, discussed or accepted such rules, he said, noting that the rules of the West are written and revised in the interests of those who put themselves above others and impose their own things on them.

Enlarged plenary meetings of municipal and provincial committees of WPK held

July 16, 2024

Enlarged plenary meetings of the Pyongyang municipal and provincial committees of the Workers' Party of Korea took place from July 12 to 14 for implementing the decisions of the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK.

The plenary meetings were attended by members and alternate members of the provincial Party committees. Also seen there as observers were officials of the Party and power organs, administrative and economic bodies and others in the relevant regions.

Reports were made there.

Enlarged plenary meeting of Cabinet Committee of WPK held

July 16, 2024

An enlarged plenary meeting of the Cabinet Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea took place on July 14 to implement the decisions of the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK.

Present there were Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and premier of the Cabinet, Pak Jong Gun, vice-premier and chairman of the State Planning Commission, Ri Chol Man, vice-premier and chairman of the Agricultural Commission, and other members and alternate members of the Cabinet Party committee and officials concerned.

The meeting reviewed in detail the Cabinet's work in the first half of the year for implementing the decisions of the Ninth Plenary Meeting and the 19th Enlarged Meeting of the Political Bureau of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK. And it discussed the measures to be taken by the Cabinet Party Committee to carry out the policy tasks for the Cabinet and the state economic guidance organs on the basis of the orientation and guidelines set forth by the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK.

Birthday spread sent to centenarian in Chongjin

July 16, 2024

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un sent a birthday spread to So Su Gun, a centenarian living in neighbourhood unit No. 65 of Suwon-dong No. 1 in Phohang District of Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, on her 100th birthday. 

She said that there are many countries in the world but hers is the only country that grants all benefits for promoting the people’s health and well-being and provides birthday tables for ordinary old persons.

Her house was enlivened like on holidays as she was visited by officials of the Phohang District Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, relatives and neighbours who came to congratulate her on the happy event of her family. 

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