Kim Jong-il Inspects Newly Completed China-Aided Glass Factory

Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), inspected the newly established Tae-an Friendship Glass Factory, which was built with aid from China.

The factory, seen as "a symbol of the DPRK-China friendship", covers hundreds of thousands of square meters and owns a big production capacity.All the main production processes and auxiliary facilities are equipped with the latest technologies.

Kim expressed the satisfaction that the glass factory had been completed in a short span of time due to the high-pitched drive waged by builders of the two countries.

He said DPRK people feel grateful for Chinese people's disinterested and fraternal friendship, and will cherish the great friendship.

The factory, situated on the bank of the Taedong River, was designed with a daily capacity of 300 tons of float glass.

600450 Kim Jong-il Inspects Newly Completed China-Aided Glass Factory
Date: 6 October 2005

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