Rodong Sinmun Calls for Bringing Great Scientific Development This Year
Pyongyang, April 5 (KCNA) -- The 2nd Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea set it as the core objective among this year's enormous tasks for implementing the new five-year plan to raise the sci-tech talents and achieve a substantial development of science and technology, stresses Rodong Sinmun in an editorial Monday.
All the scientists, technicians and officials should turn out as one in the death-defying campaign to make this year a year of great scientific development for making a breakthrough in implementing the five-year plan with recourse to science and technology, the editorial says, and goes on:
Our Party regards it as the most important task in socialist construction to promote the sci-tech development, and this is the optimum way for helping produce miracles one after another.
The importance of science and technology and the urgency of sci-tech development are highlighted in this year's struggle for certainly making a breakthrough for implementing the five-year plan. And the Party and the people have placed high demands and expectations on the field of science and technology.
The more science and technology develop, the more production increases and the economy develops. Progress in the field of science and technology ensures the vigorous advance in overall socialist construction.
Scientists, technicians and officials should fully discharge their sacred responsibility and duty in the efforts for making this year a year of great scientific development in which a breakthrough is made by dint of science and technology in implementing the five-year plan.