Hamju, April 18 (KCNA) — A ceremony for the completion of the Kumjingang Hungbong Youth Power Station in Hamju County, South Hamgyong Province, was held on April 18.
It is one more proud creation made by officials and working people of the county by their own efforts in the hard time when everything was in short supply.
The completion of the power station has made it possible to put production on a normal basis at the local industrial factories, supply sufficient irrigation water for agricultural production and provide thousands of dwelling houses and public buildings with enough electricity and drinking water in the county.
Read out at the ceremony was a message of thanks from leader Kim Jong Il to the builders and their helpers who had made enormous exploits in the construction of the power station.
The message noted that the people and officials of the county set themselves the bold target to build the gigantic dam and power station by their own efforts in the difficult time when everything fell short of the need and rose up as one man and completed the large-scale project in a few years.
The builders of the station showed by their practical action that there was nothing impossible when they worked heroically with the pluck and mettle given them by the Workers’ Party of Korea and demonstrated the revolutionary faith and will and indomitable spirit of the Korean people to build a great prosperous powerful socialist nation in this land by all means, confident of their strength, the message said.
Kim Jong Il in the message highly praised the members of the youth shock brigade of the county and other builders and their helpers for splendidly building the power station as a proud creation of the Songun era by displaying their loyalty to the Party and the revolution and patriotic devotion. He expressed the firm belief that the Party members and other working people in the county including officials and members of the youth shock brigade would achieve greater success in performing their revolutionary duty, faithful to the Songun leadership of the Party, and thus live up to the Party’s expectation with loyalty.
Present at the ceremony were Hong Song Nam, chief secretary of the South Hamgyong Provincial Committee of the WPK, Kim Phung Gi, chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee, Ri Ui Hyon, chairman of the Provincial Rural Economy Committee.
A report and speeches were made there.
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