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Brisk Rural Housing Construction in Pyongyang

Pyongyang, August 2 (KCNA) — Projects for face-lifting rural villages in commensuration with the socialist society have been undertaken in Pyongyang.

This year more than 650 modern rural dwelling houses have been built in the Haksan Co-op Farm in Hyongjesan District, the Thaekam Co-op Farm in Sunan District and other co-op farms in different districts of the city. Now they are occupied by peasants.

Each household has two rooms, a vestibule, a kitchen, a washroom, a pen and a storehouse.

Methane gas producers have been set up in back yards of houses and villages so that people can cook rice with gas.

More than five fruit trees including apricot, jujube and grape-vine have been planted around each house, adding beauty to the surrounding landscape.

Meanwhile, projects for the reconstruction and repair of houses have been pushed ahead with in districts and counties including Ryokpho District and Sangwon County.

The outer walls of 410 apartment buildings for some 750 households have been plastered and decorated. They were roofed with colored tiles and their walls colorfully painted.

Thirty-eight public buildings of 1,500 square meters including creches, kindergartens, shops and welfare service facilities have been constructed. And 70 buildings of 2,700 square meters have been reconstructed and repaired, changing the looks of more than ten ris.

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