Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex and watched the newly manufactured metro car.
He learned in detail about the form, color, technical specifications and quality of equipment of the car.
Saying that the metro car looks very nice, he noted that its form and color were properly chosen to suit the specifications and modern aesthetic requirement of popular transport means.
The car has a modern electric motor, brake and control devices favorable for driving and good equipment and operation-information means to the convenience of passengers, he said.
He underscored the need to produce better and more public transport means including metro cars to translate the great leaders' noble intention of loving the people into a brilliant reality.
He called upon the complex and the relevant field to set a higher goal on the basis of the success made this time and conducts a dynamic drive to produce metro cars of the world level.
Noting that home-made planes fly and locally made electric cars run in the metro, he stressed that he attached great importance to the development and production of metro cars in order to show in practice, not in many words, some people infected with the importation fever the truth that only when everything is made in the Korean style by indigenous efforts and technology just as what was done by the heroic workers equipped with Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and patriotic scientists and technicians, it is dearer and shining.
He asked officials to convey his salute to the developers of the metro car.
He extended thanks to the officials, scientists, technicians and workers of the complex and the relevant field, who manufactured the Korean-style new metro car, in the name of the WPK.
He expressed expectation and belief that the party members and other working people of the complex would creditably discharge their honorable mission in the production of rolling stock including electric locomotives, passenger cars and metro cars.
He was accompanied by O Su Yong, secretary of the C.C., the WPK, and Jo Yong Won, vice department director of the C.C., the WPK.