Pyongyang, February 2 (KCNA) — Four miners of Ko Kyong Chan Mining Workteam of the April 5 pit of the Kumkol Mine of the Komdok Mining Complex were awarded the title of Labour Hero at the same time.
They are Kim Yong Sik, Jo Pok Il, Paek Chang Son and Jong Tok Su, who were born in Juche 50 (1961) when the President Kim Il Sung visited Komdok to meet workers.
They overfulfilled their annual plans by more than 50 percent for 17 years and rendered distinguished services to increasing mineral production by introducing many technical innovations.
All 12 members of Ko Kyong Chan Workteam participated in the recent national meeting of example-setters in self-reliance and six of them are heroes.
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