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Kim Jong Un Provides Field Guidance to Jongsong Pharmaceutical General Factory

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, November 8 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, provided field guidance to the Jongsong Pharmaceutical General Factory.

He went round the room for the education in the revolutionary activities of leader Kim Jong Il and the room dedicated to the history of the factory. It was visited by him several times.

Kim Jong Un said: 'The Jongsong Pharmaceutical General Factory was built as a modern pharmaceutical production center, which studies, develops and produces medicines of different kinds necessary for the promotion of the health of the service personnel and people and the treatment and preventive work, on the personal initiative of Kim Jong Il and under his meticulous care in the period of the Arduous March when all people of the country had to tighten their belts due to the vicious moves of the enemies to isolate and stifle it and severe natural disasters.'

He called upon the officials and employees of the factory to study, develop and produce more efficacious medicines of our style for the service personnel and people, true to the noble intention of Kim Jong Il who laid a firm foundation for the latest pharmaceutical industry and thus add eternal shine to his exploits.

He looked at varieties of medicines produced by the factory and went round the medicine test office and other places to learn in detail about production and management of the factory.

He was very satisfied to see the factory producing efficacious medicines and varieties of medicines easy and convenient to use.

He set forth the tasks facing the factory, noting that it has an important mission and role to perform in giving fuller play to the advantages of the socialist healthcare system of the country and developing its pharmaceutical industry.

He underlined the need for the factory to always pay deep attention to building the scientific and technical forces, think-tank in particular, as the development of the pharmaceutical industry is guaranteed by science and technology.

He expressed the expectation and belief that the officials and employees of the factory would creditably fulfill their responsibility and duty as intended by the party and thus positively contribute to giving fullest play to the advantages and vitality of the socialist healthcare system.

He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, Hwang Pyong So, So Hong Chan, Han Kwang Sang and Ho Hwan Chol.



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