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PPJ Tours KJT Locomotive Complex and S. Hwanghae agriculture units

DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju inspects an industrial process at the Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex in Pyongyang. Also in attendance is DPRK Vice Premier and State Planning Commission Chairman Ro Tu Chol (Photo: KCNA).

DPRK state media reported on November 15, 2017 State Affairs Commission Vice-chairman and Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured the Kim Cho’ng-t’ae Electric Locomotive Complex and he “inspired the workers in their efforts to raise a flame of upswing in production.” A consultative meeting was held which discussed “the measures arising in the production of Korean-style underground electric cars, while underscoring the need for the relevant units to provide spare parts necessary to re-equip and repair the electric cars” in a timely fashion. He also toured South Hwanghae Province and discussed “the agricultural production in the province.”

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