Pyongyang undergoes facelift

Pyongyang, May 19 (KCNA) — A campaign for putting Pyongyang on a new look has been vigorously launched with the approach of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the DPRK.

The city is abustle with the work of paving most of the streets with asphalt, greening areas along streets and painting buildings.

More than 20 streets including Ryongnamsan, Ponghwa, Yongung, Changgwang and Hyoksin Streets and their sideroads and roads leading to and in parks, recreation grounds and other cultural resorts around Moran Hill and along the Taedong River have been already asphalt-surfaced.

According to the data available, the pavement project has been carried out over 50 per cent.

Great efforts are also directed to the projects for paving sidewalks with color blocks and for repairing and building infrastructure including water supply and sewage works.

The finishing touch is being given to the work of transplanting good species of trees including ginkgo and cryptomeria and flower shrubs and additionally planting turf.

Meanwhile, the project for plastering and painting buildings is also at its height.


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