|calendar>>October 16. 2012 Juch 101|
Autumn Campaign for Land Management Brisk in Pyongyang
| Pyongyang, October 16 (KCNA) -- The autumn campaign for land management is gaining momentum in Pyongyang.
Jo Myong Chol, deputy director of the Pyongyang City Land and Environmental Conservation Bureau, told KCNA:
Pyongyang City has planned to plant trees on more than 70 hectares of mountainous area and dig pits for next year's spring tree planting by the end of October.
In this period of the campaign, the city pressed ahead with forestation nearby railways.
A parent tree nursery covering 20 hectares has been built in Kangdong County.
Streets, residential quarters, parks and pleasure grounds are getting covered with land-creeping plants while highways and roads in the city are under repair. Milestones and boundary marks were renewed.
In another development, river improvement projects are going on in the city.
On the order of Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un, servicepersons are now pushing ahead with the dredging project in the Pothong River, in the wake of the completion of such project in the Hapjang River.
Pyongyang citizens accelerated the construction of a sewage pond and drainage network as part of work to prevent Taedong and Pothong rivers from pollution.
Industrial establishments updated dust collection facilities and strict measures were taken to preserve cultural relics in a creditable way.
All Pyongyang citizens have turned out in the drive to give a face-lifting to the city, following Kim Jong Il's patriotism.
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