A modern fishery station covering an area of tens of thousands of square meters has been built in Thongchon county town of Kangwon Province in the DPRK.
At the inaugural ceremony on Jan 6, Chae Il Ryong, chairman of the Kangwon Provincial People’s Committee, said that builders carried out the enormous foundation work in a few months and completed the Kangwon Provincial Fishery Station which is equipped with everything needed for fishing, processing and living of fishermen by constructing office and auxiliary buildings, wharf, cold storage and other structures.
He pointed to the need to step up the modernization of fishing boats and implements and the improvement of fishing methods and command of fishing and prepare fishermen and other employees as intelligent workers.
He called on all working people to catch big hauls of fish and ensure a good supply of them so as to enrich the provincial people’s diet, bearing deep in their minds the tasks set forth by the Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
After the ceremony the participants looked round the station.