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Korea: Land administration in full swing

Pyongyang, January 9 (KCNA) — Korea is directing efforts

to land administration, including road construction, river
improvement and tree planting.
The autumn period last year alone saw tree planting on
25,600 hectares of land, road improvement in 61,000
kilometre sections and bank revetment and repairing along
7,000-kilometre sections across the country.
Soaring high is the zeal of all the working people to
turn their beautiful country into a splendid paradise.
South hwanghae province in the flat area of the country
exploited more than 12.5 million cubic metres of rubble
stones over two months from mid-October last year for river
improvement projects along 970-kilometre sections at some
490 places, which could protect more than 40,000 hectares of
cultivated land.
Along with it, land, reservoirs and pumping equipment
which were washed away, buried or devastated by last year’s
flood, were all restored to original state.
Counties in north Phyongan province, including sakju,
Hyangsan and kujang counties in the country’s mountainous
northwestern area, have exerted efforts to improve roads.
In autumn last year, the province smoothed a total of
20 million square metres of road surfaces.
Over 2 million trees were planted in Ryanggang Province
in a little more than two months of last autumn.
In particular, districts and counties in Pyongyang,
including manGyongdae, Phyongchon and Junghwa, planted many
trees at revolutionary sites, parks and on streets and
promenades.

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