Women make up the overwhelming majority of the employees of the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill in the east Pyongyang area. The compound of the mill looks like a park as it is covered with fruit and other luxuriant trees of good species and has fantastic resting places. The workers lead a fulfilling and optimistic working life at their workplaces equipped with cultured and hygienic working conditions and environment.

At the two nurseries and a kindergarten some distance away from the production units their children grow happily as they sing and dance merrily. And there are the Phyongbang Health Complex equipped with cultural and welfare facilities, neatly furnished sports grounds and the hall of culture, which are the favourite haunts of employees. In particular, the workers’ hostel, which was built on the bank of the Taedong River by the state in 2014, is the lovely home of unmarried workers.

It is furnished with necessary facilities for living as well as cultural and leisure life, including beauty salon, reading room and cooking practice room with a full set of kitchen utensils. Women make up the overwhelming majority of the employees of the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill in the east Pyongyang area. The compound of the mill looks like a park as it is covered with fruit and other luxuriant trees of good species and has fantastic resting places. The workers lead a fulfilling and optimistic working life at their workplaces equipped with cultured and hygienic working conditions and environment. At the two nurseries and a kindergarten some distance away Young women often prepare foods at the cooking practice room and invite their friends to serve them.

Kim Jong Suk Silk Mill Hostel

In the morning they leave the hostel with a determination to work harder, and in the evening they come back with a pleasure of having overfulfilled their daily quotas. All women workers of the mill strive to increase production, helping one another forward, with the pride of being the master of the factory.

Article Kim Son Gyong

Photo: Ri Myong Guk