North Korea built an ice cream factory in Pyongyang as instructed by its leader Kim Jong Un to tackle the country’s faltering economy under global sanctions.
What Happened: The state media on Thursday reported that North Korea held a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a “modern” ice cream production base in the center of Taesongsan, reported Yonhap News Agency.
The “project for improving the welfare of the people cannot be delayed regardless of how severe the hardships are,” Jon Hyon-chol, chairman of the budget committee of the Supreme People’s Assembly, said while delivering a speech during the ceremony.
He also thanked Kim for “special measures” taken to speed up the construction within a short period of time.
The ice cream production base was built at Taesongsan, a mountain at the edge of Pyongyang, with major attraction sites, including amusement parks, swimming pools, and a zoo.
Image and article originally from www.benzinga.com. Read the original article here.