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These 15 Photos Show Kim Jong Un Really Excited About Inspecting Things

He's also North Korea's Chief Supreme Inspector.

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, is clearly a fan of the factory tour.

Images provided to North Korea's official Central News Agency over the years and compiled by Reuters show the autocratic leader apparently delighting in giving "field guidance" to workers producing an array of goods in the country. 

The factory tours are part of the repressive country's propaganda, showing the leader as benevolently guiding every detail of state industry, according to the BBC

From backpacks to industrial lube, if it's been made in North Korea, Kim has most likely inspected it. 

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill in January of 2016.
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill in January of 2016.
  • Inspecting at a newly built sports goods factory in Pyongyang in June of 2016.
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    Inspecting at a newly built sports goods factory in Pyongyang in June of 2016.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles during a visit to the Chonji Lubricant Factory in August of 2014. 
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles during a visit to the Chonji Lubricant Factory in August of 2014. 
  • A visit to the Ryuwon Shoes Factory in January of 2015. 
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    A visit to the Ryuwon Shoes Factory in January of 2015. 
  • A combined fishing tackle factory under the Korean People's Army in March of 2015. 
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    A combined fishing tackle factory under the Korean People's Army in March of 2015. 
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to the Pyongyang Children's Foodstuff Factory in June of 2014. 
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to the Pyongyang Children's Foodstuff Factory in June of 2014. 
  • At Foodstuff Factory No. 354 of the Korean People's Army in November of 2013. 
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    At Foodstuff Factory No. 354 of the Korean People's Army in November of 2013. 
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a foodstuff processing factory under the Korean People's Army Unit 534 in May of
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a foodstuff processing factory under the Korean People's Army Unit 534 in May of 2013.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm and Taedonggang Combined Fruit Processing Factory toge
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm and Taedonggang Combined Fruit Processing Factory together with Ri Sol Ju in June of 2014. 
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Kangdong Precision Machine Plant in July of 2013.
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Kangdong Precision Machine Plant in July of 2013.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to the Pyongyang Children's Foodstuff Factory in December of 2014. 
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to the Pyongyang Children's Foodstuff Factory in December of 2014. 
  • North Korea leader Kim Jong Un looks at bottles of alcohol as he visits the Changsong Foodstuff Factory in June of 2013.
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    North Korea leader Kim Jong Un looks at bottles of alcohol as he visits the Changsong Foodstuff Factory in June of 2013.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Seong-cheon River Fishnet Factory and Plastic Factory in June of 2013.
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Seong-cheon River Fishnet Factory and Plastic Factory in June of 2013.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at a new tree nursery run by the military in May of 2015.
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at a new tree nursery run by the military in May of 2015.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance during his visit to the Chollima Tile Factory in August of 2014.&nbsp
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance during his visit to the Chollima Tile Factory in August of 2014. 
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