Sunday, October 05, 2008

Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Potato Treatise

He may not be long for this world, but his immortal Songun potato treatise will live on:
A national meeting took place in Taehongdan County, Ryanggang Province on Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's famous work "On Bringing about a Signal Turn in Potato Farming".

Kim Jong Il in the work published in October Juche 87 (1998) comprehensively clarified all matters arising in bringing about a signal turn in potato farming including the issues of cultivating in a big way potato, a high-yield crop, raising the per-hectare yield, intensifying the scientific researches into seed potato and its cultivation, increasing the state investment, setting an example and generalizing it and transporting, storing and processing potato.

Present at the meeting were Choe Thae Bok and Choe Yong Rim and Kwak Pom Gi, vice-premier of the DPRK Cabinet, Pak Nam Gi, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, leading officials of ministries and national institutions, officials and other working people in the above-said province.

Choe Thae Bok said in a report that Kim Jong Il's work is an important work as it laid a milestone for effecting a landmark turn in solving the people's problem of food and developing agriculture, and a banner for dynamically pushing forward the work to improve the standard of people's living and the building of a great prosperous powerful nation.

Referring to the fact that Kim Jong Il has wisely led the struggle to implement the WPK's policy of bringing about a signal turn in potato farming, the reporter noted that Taehongdan County has turned into a model unit in the drive to bring about a signal turn in potato farming and its example has been generalized throughout the country under the care of the peerlessly great man to make the waves of the above-mentioned drive sweep all parts of the country.

An important achievement made in carrying out the above-said policy is that a productive surge has been effected in potato farming, a solid scientific and technological foundation laid for it, dependable core forces for potato farming have been built and a radical turn taken place in the people's way of thinking and work style, the reporter added.

He called on all the servicepersons and people to unite closer around Kim Jong Il with one thought and purpose and dynamically accelerate the cause of building a rich and powerful nation with the might of their single-minded unity.
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