He was courteously received at the railway station by Alexandr Kozlov, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia; Mikhail Zegtyarov, Governor of the Khabarovsk Territory Administration; and Alexandr Zyornik, Mayor of Komsomolsk-Na-Amure City.
Women in national costume presented him with bread and salt according to their customs.
A pretty child presented a fragrant bouquet to him.
Guided by the Russian cadres who came to receive him, he headed for the Komsomolsk-Na-Amure Aircraft Factory Named after Yu. A. Gagarin.
He was accompanied by Foreign Minister of the DPRK Choe Son Hui, Marshals of the Korean People's Army Ri Pyong Chol and Pak Jong Chon, Minister of National Defence of the DPRK Kang Sun Nam, Secretaries of the Central Committee of the WPK O Su Yong and Pak Thae Song, General Kim Kwang Hyok, Commander of the Air Force of the KPA, and other suite cadres and members.
He was greeted at the factory by Zenis Manturov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Yuri Slyusari, General Manager of the Aerial Production Complex of Russia; and Alexandr Pekarshu, Director of the Komsomolsk-Na-Amure Aircraft Factory Named after Yu. A. Gagarin.
A woman employee presented a bouquet to
Listening to an explanation of the Director,
Looking at the photographs of the great leader
At the Fighter Hull Assembly Workshop he met test pilots and got on fighter "Su-57" to hear a detailed explanation about the technical specifications of the 5G fighter plane and the performance of its flight.
Getting on a passenger plane which is produced at the factory, he learned about its performance and saw a test flight of fighter "Su-35". And he highly praised the officials, scientists, technicians and workers of the factory for having achieved excellent successes in the production with high advanced technology and strong spirit, making a great contribution to the development of the air industry of the country.
He said he was deeply impressed by the rich independent potentiality and modernity of the aircraft-making industry of Russia and its enterprising efforts for constantly new targets, and warmly encouraged them to make sustained development with higher production growth in the future.
Yuri Slyusari, General Manager of the Aerial Production Complex of Russia, gave a luncheon in welcome of
Addressing the luncheon, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Director of the factory said
Speaking in return, Ri Pyong Chol mentioned that
After the luncheon was over,
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Governor of the Khabarovsk Territory Administration and the General Manager of the Aerial Production Complex of Russia presented gifts to
Before leaving the factory,
He expressed his hearty respects to the air technology of Russia which is making a rapid development while overcoming the latent threats of the outside and wished the factory success in its development in the future.