The building, completed in Juche 73 (1984), is the national assembly hall of the DPRK.
It is situated on Mansu Hill in downtown Pyongyang.
At the back of the rostrum of the large conference hall are seen the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il.
The four-storey building covers a total floor space of 45 000 m2. Inside there are a 2 000-seat conference hall, subcommittee halls, a press conference hall, a signing hall, lounges, etc.
It serves as a venue for important political events including the sessions of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK.