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KCNA Issues Detailed Report on Grand Socialist Construction Drive
Pyongyang, December 13 (KCNA) -- The Korean Central News Agency Friday released a detailed report on the drive for grand socialist construction in Juche 102 (2013) to convey what great heyday of construction was ushered in by the noble patriotic idea of supreme leader Kim Jong Un and patriotic devotion of all service personnel and people of the DPRK.

The report said:

The Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum appeared in Pyongyang as world-class one on the occasion of the diamond jubilee of the great victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.

The Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs Cemetery in Pyongyang is a monumental edifice built thanks to the strong sense of moral obligation of Kim Jong Un.

He saw to it that cemeteries of fallen fighters of the Korean People's Army were built with better care in different parts of the country.

The area of Masik Pass is turning into a world-class ski resort.

In hearty response to the order of the Supreme Commander to build the Munsu Water Park into world-class one, soldier-builders dynamically pressed forward the project with the same vim and vigor with which they completed water tanks covering 19 000 square meters in the spirit of "at one go" in a short span of time since the ground-breaking.

The comprehensive and modern Mirim Riding Club was successfully built in the suburbs of Pyongyang and started its service.

The Okryu Children's Hospital and the modern Ryugyong Dental Hospital were built in a matter of several months.

The Munsu Recovery Center appeared near the Munsu Water Park, making a contribution to the promotion of people's health.

This year witnessed a high-pitched drive to spruce up Pyongyang as befitting the capital city of Juche Korea, center of Songun culture, and turn all provinces, cities and counties into a socialist fairyland.

This year saw the appearance of Unha Scientists Street with apartment houses for at least 1 000 families, schools, hospitals, kindergartens, children's parks and welfare and service facilities, twin towers for educators of Kim Il Sung University near Ryonghung Crossroads and a modern apartment house for sportspersons on the bank of the River Pothong.

Following the example set in the construction of the capital city, a dynamic drive was waged in cities and counties including Hoeryong and Manpho cities and Changsong and Yonthan counties to spruce up urban and rural areas to suit the specific conditions of local areas.

Modern dwelling houses for more than 510 families sprang up in the Kosan Fruit Farm and hundreds of new dwelling houses in the areas of the Soksong Coal Mine and the Chonma Mine.

Modern houses also appeared in the central part of Phohang area in Chongjin City and multi-storied apartment houses for 500 families were built by the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex in a peculiar style.

Modern dwelling houses which look like rest homes appeared on Mu and Jangjae Islets and other forefront villages. Recently similar houses for 100 families sprang up on Sin Islet.

Pyongyang Indoor Stadium was successfully remodeled to host diverse events including different sports games in a matter of a little over five months.

Pyongyang International Football School appeared on picturesque Rungna Islet and the sports village in Chongchun Street and Yanggakdo Football Stadium are being remodeled as required by the new century.

Hundreds of parks and pleasure grounds appeared in various parts of the country to change the landscape of the country.

The video games rooms, 4-D Simulation Cinema and open-air theatre were built in the Rungna People's Pleasure Park in a peculiar style.

Following the example set in the construction of the Munsu Water Park, Hamhung, Phyongsong, Kaesong cities and Ryongrim and Yonsan counties and other cities and counties built elliptical running water parks, flower-like water parks, jumping water tanks, slides, etc. to suit the peculiarities of topography and requirements of architectural aspects.

A dynamic drive was also waged to build Wonsan, the area of Mt. Chilbo and other areas into world famous resorts and tourist destinations.

The construction of a modern turf research institute at the State Academy of Sciences was followed by the building of similar institutes in North Hamgyong and South Hwanghae provinces.

Builders of the Sepho Tableland turned it into a vast fairyland by displaying the high spirit of creation and innovations in a matter of one year after the ground-breaking ceremony.

An orchard of apple trees covering at least 1 000 hectares made its appearance in Samsok area. There sprang up an orchard nearly twice that in Samsok at the foot of Chol Pass.

More than 7 000 standard vegetable greenhouses were built in many cities and counties such as Pyongyang, Chongjin, Hamju, Sinchon and Anbyon in a short span of time to suit the peculiarities of local areas.

The modern Central Mushroom Research Institute of the State Academy of Sciences made its appearance.

Following the example set by the Posong Mushroom Farm, Pyongyang, Phyongsong and other cities are dynamically pushing forward the construction of mushroom farms conducive to improving the diet of the people.

A high-pitched drive for building facilities for improving the standard of people's living with the Pyongyang Essential Foodstuff Factory and local industrial factories in Changsong as icons is making rapid progress.

A process for the production of thread for knitwear with a capacity of thousands of tons was built at the Hamhung Woolen Mill and a project for updating the Hamhung Knitwear Factory was wound up.

A velvet shop appeared at the Pakchon Silk Factory and the production process of the Phyongsong Synthetic Leather Factory was renovated. A base for the production of Vitamin C having latest production processes based on a bio-engineering method was built.

A base for the development and dissemination of latest science and technology is being successfully built at Unjong science area, the Juche-oriented science research center.

The projects of Orangchon Power Station No. 2 and Chosan Youth Power Station No. 2 were completed in the wake of appearance of the Manpho Yonha Power Station as a structure in the era of Songun.

The workers, technicians and officials of the Kangson Steel Complex completed the project for the introduction of technology of high-temperature air-combustion through anthracite gasification.

The workers of the Tanchon Smeltery finished the construction of the large-scale production process of zinc oxide and the first-phase liquefying process.

The branch factory for the production of fuel pumps equivalent to a machine plant appeared at the Huichon Precision Machine Plant. It has an integrated production system ranging from modern equipment for precision cutting processing based on the latest CNC equipment to testing, measuring and packing equipment.

The Thaethan Taehung Mine went operational and a very promising cement factory was built in Sinwon area of South Hwanghae Province and the large-scale ferrosilicon production process was built at the Haeju Kumgang Youth Smeltery.

The project for laying railways branching into the Soksong Coal Mine was completed earlier than scheduled and the reconstruction and overhauling of railway tunnels in the Manpho-Hyesan Railway section was wound up in a matter of a little over four months.

The above-said monumental structures, fruition of Kim Jong Un's love for the people, will shed their brilliant rays under his leadership.

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