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DPRK Premier Visits Steel Complexes and Power Stations in North Hamgyong

DPRK Premier Choe Yong Rim tours Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex in North Hamgyong Province (Photo: KCNA)

DPRK state media reported on 26 June (Tuesday) that DPRK Premier Choe Yong Rim visited the Ch’o’ngjin Steel Works and Kim Ch’aek Iron and Steel Works in North Hamgyo’ng Province.  Choe toured the steel complexes which were reported to be “alive with the drive to boost rolled steel production and complete technological updating.”  Choe also convened a meeting of officials of the Ministry of Metal Industry and local factory managers.  According to KCNA, the meeting “underscored the need to conduct all economic work in a responsible manner from the viewpoint of meeting the interests of the party, revolution and people…called for improving the organization and direction of production activity and supply of raw and other materials to the complexes in the field of metal industry.”  Choe also toured the construction site of a power station and according to KCNA, “took measures for completing Phalhyang Dam Construction and Power Station No. 2 ahead of schedule.”

2 comments on “DPRK Premier Visits Steel Complexes and Power Stations in North Hamgyong

  1. The Squishy Monster

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  2. fererk

    DPRK is still being run by the collective leadership, which is good for citizens because one man show always turns to a regime of satisfying one man’s desires. Collective mind thinks about the “collective”, means all the people.

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