Photos: North Korea's Kim Jong-un inspects reconstruction work

 gulfnews.com  09/16/2020 11:10:26   Compiled by Balaram Menon, Senior Web Editor and with inputs from agencies

Kim's trip came days after he visited another flood-hit area in same province last week

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visiting Kangbuk-ri, Kumchon county, North Hwanghae province after restoration from recent flood damage. Image Credit: AFP
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Kim Jong-un inspected reconstruction work in the North Hwanghae province after typhoon damage, lauding soldiers mobilized for recovery work as "creators of all miracles", state-media reported on Tuesday. Image Credit: AFP
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Kim's trip to the village came days after he visited another flood-hit area in the same province late last week, reports Yonhap News Agency. | Above: Kim inspects a flood-hit site in Taechong-ri, Unpha County, North Hwanghae Province. Image Credit: via REUTERS
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During the inspection, Kim said that it was imperative to set up a long-term construction goal for the country in a more realistic and planned way and to bolster state assistance to accelerate the development of rural areas. Image Credit: AFP
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Kim Jong Un (C) visiting a farm where flood recovery efforts are underway in Unpa county, North Hwanghae province. Image Credit: AFP
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The official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said in a report that Kim was satisfied with the work carried out by the soldiers in Kangbuk-ri, which has turned into "a fine example of socialist farm village" in a short period of time. Image Credit: AFP
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According to the KCNA, Kim ordered the removal of all old and damaged buildings and the rebuilding of new ones after the village was ravaged by heavy rains and strong winds, Xinhua news agency reported. Image Credit: AP
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Kim Jong Un (2nd L) visiting a farm where flood recovery efforts are underway in Unpa county, North Hwanghae province. Three consecutive typhoons have pounded North Korea in recent weeks and wrecked havoc on its farming area. Image Credit: AFP
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Kim Jong Un, center, talks with officials as he inspects a construction site in Taechong-ri, being built in a recovery effort from recent flood and typhoon damage. Image Credit: AFP
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