April 24, 2024

North Korea opens medical equipment factory months after Kim Jong Un’s deadline

Kim Jong Un criticized construction quality during a visit to the Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory in Oct. 2019

North Korea finally opened what is supposedly the country’s most modern medical equipment factory over the weekend — nine months after Kim Jong Un’s deadline passed.

State media reported on Monday that an opening ceremony for the Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory was held on Sunday, Oct. 4, though Kim Jong Un reportedly did not attend. 

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