December 04, 2021

North Korea completes new large-scale dam in country’s north east

Orangchon Power Station's Phalhyang Dam set to help solve "tense electricity issue of the country," state media says

North Korea yesterday held a ceremony marking the completion of a new large-scale dam in the country's north eastern North Hamgyong Province, state media reported Thursday, hailing the new infrastructure as integral to solving the "tense electricity issue of the country."

An opening ceremony for the Phalhyang Dam, built as a key component of the Orangchon Power Station, took place on Wednesday in the presence of top economic officials, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.