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Ground-breaking Ceremony Held for Construction of Broad-gauge Railroad in Area of Samjiyon

Samjiyon, June 4 (KCNA) — A broad-gauge railroad from Hyesan to Samjiyon will be constructed.

A ground-breaking ceremony took place before the Samjiyon Grand Monument on Thursday.

Present there were O Su Yong, secretary of the C.C., the Workers’ Party of Korea, officials concerned, builders and working people in Samjiyon County.

The participants laid bunches of flowers before the statue of President Kim Il Sung at the Samjiyon Grand Monument and paid tribute to him.

O Su Yong made a report to be followed by speeches.

The reporter and speakers said the construction of the new railroad is a sacred work for glorifying forever the immortal exploits performed by Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il in the area of Paektu and their revolutionary careers.

They called on all builders to wind up the project as scheduled by overcoming hardships and difficulties.

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