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Rallies Held to Pledge to Carry Out Tasks for This Year
Pyongyang, January 8 (KCNA) -- Workers, members of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK), agricultural workers and members of the Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea (UAWK) met on Tuesday to vow to thoroughly implement the historic tasks set forth by the dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address.

Present there were officials concerned, officials of GFTUK and UAWK and workers and GFTUK members, agricultural workers and UAWK members in the city.

A meeting of workers and GFTUK members took place before the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on Mansudae Art Studio.

The participants laid a floral basket and flowers before the statues before paying tribute.

Speeches followed a report made by Hyon Sang Ju, chairman of the GFTUK Central Committee.

The reporter and speakers said that Kim Jong Un's New Year Address serves as not only an important document indicating a path of sure victories to be followed by the Workers' Party and people of Korea but a banner of patriotism which arouses all the service personnel and people to great creations and innovations.

They renewed their resolution to tangibly contribute to bringing about a radical turn in the building of an economic power and the improvement of people's living standard this year marking the 65th anniversary of the DPRK and the 60th anniversary of the Korean people's victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.

A meeting of agricultural workers and UAWK members was held outside the Three-Revolution Exhibition. A report made by Ri Myong Gil, chairman of the UAWK Central Committee, was followed by speeches.

The reporter and speakers called for decisively increasing the level of putting the agricultural production on a scientific and intensive basis and attain the goal for grain production without fail.

They called for launching a socialist emulation to bring about a turning phase for the building of an economic power by making leaping progress and innovations in agricultural production.

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