Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, gave field guidance to the Pyongyang Mushroom Farm.
He personally initiated the building of the farm, chose the site of the farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang and not only dispatched competent designing and construction forces for its construction but took a benevolent measure for solving all problems arising in its construction.
Enjoying a bird's-eye view of the farm with a bright smile on his face, he said that production buildings and annexes built in the vast area look peculiar, neat and tidy. He was pleased with the environment of the farm where formative art was applied at a high level. He noted with pleasure that the farm has radically changed the appearance of the area.
After being briefed on the farm before a map showing its panoramic view, he went round the raw material, fermenting, seeding, cultivating and raising rooms, technical preparation room, the combined control room and the sci-tech knowledge dissemination room and various other places of the farm.
He noted that the farm established well the management information, production control and automatic control systems on the basis of real-time check of useful information to organize production and management, adding that an integrated production system ranging from raw material feeding to forwarding was perfectly set up to put the production processes on a highly automated and streamlined basis.
Learning that the equipment of the farm was made with indigenous efforts, technology and materials, he said that the longer he watched them they looked nice. He was pleased that the Party's policy of carrying out modernization in reliance on Juche-oriented forces and technology was thoroughly implemented in the construction of the farm.
Praising the Pyongyang Mushroom Farm as an icon and standard of the nation's mushroom farms, he highly appreciated the feats the designing and construction units have performed by successfully completing it as a proud structure in the era of the Workers' Party and another precious treasure greatly conducive to the improvement of the people's diet.
He expressed belief that the officials and employees of the farm would fully discharge their duty, and had a photo session with them.
Accompanying him were Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission and premier of the Cabinet, Jo Yong Won, vice department director of the C.C., WPK, and Ma Won Chun, director of the Designing Department of the State Affairs Commission.