Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, learned about trial products of new passenger buses.
Always being considerate of the public transportation in the capital city, he unfolded the far-reaching plan for taking a decisive measure for the improved transportation for Pyongyang citizens though he was busy guiding the 2nd Plenary Meeting of the 8th Congress of the Party Central Committee, and made sure that detailed consultation was made of issues arising in the development of the public transportation network in the capital city.
In hearty response to the tasks set forth by Kim Jong Un, the officials and workers of the Pyongyang Municipal General Passenger Service Enterprise and the Pyongyang Bus Factory developed a passenger bus and double-decker in a short period and reported it to the Party Central Committee.
Kim Jong Un watched the trial products of passenger buses at the building of the Party Central Committee together with Jo Yong Won, Kim Tok Hun, Jong Sang Hak, Ri Il Hwan, O Su Yong, Choe Sang Gon and Kim Jae Ryong who are officials of the Party and the government, and Kim Yong Hwan, chief secretary of the Pyongyang Municipal Committee of the WPK.
He boarded the buses and learned about the details of technical specifications one by one. He said that it is something admirable that Pyongyang Municipality set out to make buses in reliance on its own technical force and production foundation to solve the problem of public transportation means. He added that passenger buses that help city beautification and which are convenient for the people to use should be mass-produced, stressing that the Party will actively support it.
He emphasized that to ease the strain on the passenger transport in the capital city and promote the conveniences for the public transport of the citizens to the maximum is one of fundamental issues for the administration of the capital city and is of important significance in providing the people with social and cultured living conditions more satisfactorily.
Learning about the issues arising in the production of passenger buses, he indicated the yearly production goal and took measures for implementing it.