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Young People Distinguish Themselves in Economic Construction

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

    Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- Young people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are standing in the van in the efforts for building a great prosperous socialist powerful nation as a vanguard and shock-brigade. They have built many monumental edifices in the Songun era.
    Last year they completed many projects, 33 of them named after "chongnyon" (youth). The economic situation of the nation is still difficult. But youngsters, with a firm resolution to create an affluent life for the future, have successfully carried out the reclamation of 1,300 ha of Kumsong Tideland, and the construction of the Sansong Reservoir in Rakwon County, a mush-room farm in Anbyon County, the Tokin Power Plant under the Songjin Steel Complex, minor power stations and modern stock and fish farms.
    The reconstruction of the August 28 Youth Paper Mill, Pit No.2 of the Jenam Coal Mine under the Tokchon Area Coal Complex, Kaechon City Soy Factory and various other factories was carried out on a modern basis.
    The Undok Health Complex in Hoeryong City, House of Schoolchildren in Pyoksong County and other cultural establishments have been constructed and a powerful campaign has been conducted to facelift their hometowns to suit the features of the socialist country.
    Youth of the country have completed more than 800 projects over the last ten years.
    The young people are distinguishing themselves in many major projects including the Paektusan Songun Youth Power Plant and the Wonsan Youth Power Plant in response to the appeal of the meeting for the general march of the Songun revolution.

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