A vigorous 150-day campaign is afoot in the DPRK to make this year a vital one in flinging open the gate to a great, prosperous and powerful nation. In response to the appeal of the Workers' Party of Korea calling the entire Party, the whole country and all the people to the 150-day campaign, rallies were held at working people's organizations, units, factories and enterprises, which were followed by a leaping progress and innovation in production and construction for all to become victors in the campaign.They take turns riding in it.
Whenever the revolution faced a difficult and vast task in the past days, the WPK roused the whole army and all the people to a heroic campaign to give rise to an endless upswing in socialist construction.
Great heydays in the Workers' Party era were brought about in this land through 70-day and 100-day campaigns in the 1970s and a 200-day campaign in the 1980s.
General Secretary Kim Jong Il visited the workers of Kangson toward the end of last year and kindled the torch of a new revolutionary upswing and then he has made journeys of thousands upon thousands of ri to every nook and corner of the country from the very beginning of the year, calling the army and people to a heroic campaign.
Keeping pace with him, the main factories and enterprises which are holding the key links and the lifeline in the building of the great, prosperous and powerful nation, are racing ahead in the van.
The Chollima Steel Complex is topping the daily quotas in the production of rails for narrow-gauged railroads which are needed in the main objects including the construction site of the Huichon Power Station.It's just a ways down the Youth Hero Motor Way . . .
The Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex is energetically pushing ahead with the repair of Furnace No.7 and technical preparations to open a bright prospect of Juche iron production while hastening current production. And the Chongjin Steel Works is stepping up in full scale the technical renovation of the process of Juche iron production.
The workers of the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex are boosting the daily output of pig iron, having completed the repair of Furnace No.2 before the set time. In the meantime, the Kumjingang Kuchang Power Station in South Hamgyong Province was put into operation earlier than schedule and began power production. Now an energetic drive is going on to hasten the commissioning of the power stations under construction including Ryesonggang Youth Power Station No. 2. [...]