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PPJ Inspects Different Locales in PY

DPRK Premier and State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman Pak Pong Ju discusses construction at Pyongyang Pharmaceutical Factory. Also in attendance, 3rd right, is DPRK Vice Premier and State Affairs Commission Chairman Ro Tu Chol (Photo: Rodong Sinmun).

DPRK state media reported on September 15 (Saturday) that State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman and Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited and inspected several locales under construction or renovation in and around Pyongyang.

He visited the 3 Revolution Exhibition House and Central Botanical Gardens where he “stressed the need to step up the preparations for remodeling them on a modern basis as befitting scientific and cultural education centers for the working people and school youth and children.”

DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju visits the Central Botanical Gardens in Pyongyang (Photo: KCNA).

Pak Pong Ju also inspected the Pyongyang Dental Hygiene Products Factory and Pyongyang Pharmaceutical Factory where he “encouraged scientists, technicians and workers striving to turn out in a larger quantity various products conducive to the promotion of people’s health” and he called “fro constructing new buildings in a qualitative way, keeping with their service purpose.”

Field consultative meetings were held which discussed “measure for unconditionally hitting the campaign goals for this year, the third year for implementing the five-year strategy for national development.”

Premier Pak also toured the construction site of the National Dance School and urged “the relevant units to smoothly supply building materials.”

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