North Korea and tourism: Kim Jong-UN opened a ski resort

Северная Корея и туризм: Ким Чен Ын открыл горнолыжный курорт

“The embodiment of modern civilization.”

North Korea said its leader Kim Jong UN, opened this week a new ski resort, calling it “the epitome of the modern civilization”. This writes The New York Times.

So Eun wants to attract more foreign tourists. He attended the ceremony ribbon cutting in town Samjiyon County, near the border with China. Photos from the opening seen of a crowd of people gathered in the snowy resort town, with balloons and fireworks.

Северная Корея и туризм: Ким Чен Ын открыл горнолыжный курорт

In his annual new year address this year, Kim called on his country to turn Samjiyon in an “ideal socialist village.” In recent years he made several visits to the construction site. Now located in a new residential house, hotel, medical and cultural institutions and, in fact, this ski resort.

However, some sources say that the project is suffering from a shortage of electricity, construction materials and other resources.

Recently North Korea launched 2 ballistic missiles that fell into the waters between North Korea and Japan.

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