Pidan Island, Raw Material Base for Chemical Fibre
Sindo County in North Phyongan Province of the DPRK, called Pidan Island, has had a bumper crop of reed, a raw material for chemical fibre, in recent years.
The county, which includes Pidan Island extending to the West Sea of Korea from the estuary of downstream of the Amnok River and other several islets, came into being under the wise guidance of the peerlessly great men who had worked heart and soul to turn a tideland into the country's raw material base for chemical fibre.
When touring islets in waters off Sindo in June Juche 47 (1958), President
In August 1966, he, together with Chairman
Supporting the Chairman's suggestion that it would be good to entrust the reed field construction to young people, the President said that the young people throughout the country should be called on to complete the construction under the slogan "Let us complete the construction of Pidan Island!"
By the devoted efforts of the youth builders, the islets in the area were linked by 40-odd kilometer-long embankment to form thousands of hectares of reed field.
True to the noble intention of the President and the Chairman, Supreme Leader