Kim Jong Il Inspects Pig Farm of KPA Unit
Korean Central News Agency of DPRK
Pyongyang, January 28 (KCNA) -- Supreme Commander of the Korean Peoplefs Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workersf Party of Korea and
chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, inspected the pig farm of KPA Unit 966.
After being briefed on the farm before its panoramic map, he went round production processes including a fattening pen and a processing shop to acquaint himself with the pork production and the pig raising.
He praised the unit for its efforts, noting with high appreciation that it supplied a large quantity of pork to its soldiers by ceaselessly producing it in the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance even in the hard period of the Arduous Marchh the forced march when it was hard pressed for everything.
He set forth the tasks to be fulfilled by the farm.
Recalling that the modern chicken, duck and goat farms and catfish farms built by the army in recent years are profusely paying off, he noted that a new turn will be effected in the diet of the soldiers when the existing pig farms are modernized.
In order to make pig farms fully display their capacities, it is important to settle the feed problem, first of all, he said, stressing the need to steadily increase the fertility of soil in the fields under feed crops and decisively boost the grain production.
In order to increase the production of pork it is necessary to fully meet the requirements of the WPKfs policy of bringing about a radical turn in raising pig breeds, put the breeding on a scientific and technological basis and positively introduce advanced technology, he noted.
Then he paid deep attention to the living of workers of the farm, going round their hostel.
He highly appreciated the unitfs successes, saying that it has done a lot of work not only to increase its combat capability but to build logistic bases including the construction of a power station in recent years.
He was accompanied by KPA Generals Ri Myong Su, Hyon Chol Hae and Pak Jae Gyong.
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