It was one day in August Juche 42 (1953). The postwar economic construction was at its height.
After having a simple lunch, he prepared to go on with his on-the-spot guidance.
The accompanying officials entreated to take a short rest even for a moment for fear of his health.
But he warmly told them that there would be no better rest than the joy of seeing the thriving country.
Saying that his best rest is watching the grandiose appearance of the country rising from ashes, he made ceaseless field guidance in the period of the postwar rehabilitation.