Pothong Riverside Terraced Residential District Inspected

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, inspected the Pothong Riverside Terraced Residential District built in Kyongru-dong, Central District.

Accompanying him were Jo Yong Won, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and secretary for Organizational Affairs of the WPK Central Committee, Ri Hi Yong, first deputy department director of the WPK Central Committee, and Kim Yo Jong, Hyon Song Wol and Kim Yong Su, deputy department directors of the WPK Central Committee.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un was greeted on the spot by leading officials of the designing organ and construction unit.

The terraced residential district built in Kyongru-dong in a unique way will be homes of working people, including labour innovators in various sectors, persons of distinguished services, scientists, educators and writers who have been devoting themselves to the Party and the state, reflective of the loving care of Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong Un, who pays special attention to the provision of more affluent and wonderful living conditions to the Korean people and signal development of the level of civilization of the capital city and the Juche-oriented architecture, mapped out a plan for building a special residential district with terraced, many-storied and low-storied dwelling houses and facilities for public service harmoniously arranging in the best place on the banks of the Pothong River flowing across the city centre, a year ago. He then examined a lot of designs and layouts over the past one year and solved every problem arising in the construction while giving energetic guidance to it.

The residential district of unique form built under the direct guidance of Kim Jong Un has successfully been completed to provide the residents with the maximum convenience for their living. Luxury dwelling houses have been built in good harmony with the surrounding environment, and landscaping in the area has been improved. As a result, the level of civilization in the city and scenery of the Pothong riverside have undergone a radical change.

Going around the district for a long time, he said that the builders made great efforts to implement the Party’s decision in the past one year, true to the Party’s construction policy, and that a model residential district of new form to which the Party’s idea on architectural beauty has been thoroughly applied and a wonderful combination of modernity and convenience is ensured was created in the central part of the capital city thanks to the ardent loyalty and devoted efforts of the builders.

He said with satisfaction that the Party Central Committee is very pleased over it.

He stressed repeatedly that the experience gained in building the new model residential district in Kyongru-dong is also of very important significance in carrying out the immediate task for construction in Pyongyang and in provinces put forward by the Party under its plan to build dwelling houses extensively across the country.

He called on designing institutions at all levels in Pyongyang and in provinces to keep making exertions to widely introduce standard, achievements and experience gained in such architectural and landscaping designs, and further develop the level of designing theory for all fields to meet the daily increasing demand of the Korean people in living.

The designing institutions and educational organizations at all levels need to make the detailed examination of the world level in landscaping designing in particular and actively introduce landscaping standard and methods to suit the specific conditions of the country and pay attention to taking decisive measures for establishing and developing in a unique way the Korean-style landscaping designing theory.

He underscored the need for the urban management field and relevant units including designing institutions to take strong measures so as to give scientific and theoretical precedence to landscaping designing for improving the environment in the capital city and seats of provinces, cities and counties across the country, and to do landscaping in the development-oriented way in conformity with the natural and geographical features of relevant regions and the modern trends.

He gave important instructions about the strategy for the development of the Juche architecture, noting that the construction is an important political work of increasing the overall power of the country and leading the people to the Korean-style socialist civilization.

He learned about the construction, looking round the interior of dwellings of various styles for hours.

Saying that the interior of the houses are convenient for the living of people, he was so pleased to provide again the working people with more wonderful houses.

He told the officials to hand over entrance certificates to those selected in various sectors and hold significant completion ceremony before the significant Day of the Sun.

All the officials and builders were full of firm pledge to perform greater miracles and innovations with a soaring spirit to lead the world in the worthwhile endeavours of building a civilized powerful country, bearing in mind the patriotic devotion made by the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un for the prosperity of the country and the happiness of the people.


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