Ground-breaking Ceremony for Second-stage 10 000 Flats Construction Project Held in Hwasong Area
General Secretary Kim Jong Un Attends
Ground-breaking Ceremony for 2023 Project to Build
10 000 Flats in Pyongyang
Another construction project was declared amid the dynamic advance for the prosperity of the country where dreams and ideal of the people are being translated into reality under the outstanding leadership of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea which has brought about epochal changes in the flames of the construction revolution symbolic of the advancing socialism of Korean style and its victorious cause.
A ground-breaking ceremony for the 2023 project to build 10 000 flats in Pyongyang, the second-stage construction project in the Hwasong area, took place on February 15, greatly enhancing the Korean people’s confidence in the inexhaustible power and rosy future of the state which writes a new history for the comprehensive rejuvenation and development under the uplifted banner of self-support and self-reliance.
The venue of the ceremony where the grand construction campaign would be declared was seething with elated enthusiasm of army and civilian builders for struggle to proudly build another luxurious street of socialism full of the people’s happiness by upholding with loyalty and patriotism the intention of the Party which set the housing construction, most welcomed by the people, as the primary major policy task.
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, attended the ceremony.
When he arrived at the venue of the ceremony, all the participants raised enthusiastic cheers for him who, as the great pioneer and creator for realizing the socialist ideal, has devoted himself to building the people’s paradise as soon as possible.
Present there were Kim Tok Hun and Jo Yong Won, members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Ri Il Hwan and Jon Hyon Chol, secretaries of the Party Central Committee, Kim Su Gil, chief secretary of the Pyongyang Municipal Committee of the WPK, Pak Hun, vice-premier of the Cabinet, officials of the ministries and national agencies and officials and builders in Pyongyang.
Also on hand were officials of the armed forces organs including Kang Sun Nam and Kim Jong Gwan.
When the ground-breaking ceremony was declared, the national anthem of the DPRK was played solemnly.
Kim Tok Hun, also vice-president of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and premier of the Cabinet, made a speech at the ceremony.
He extended warm militant greetings on behalf of the DPRK government to the army and civilian builders who would take part in the continued grand construction campaign as worthwhile creators and pioneers making a new history of the construction in the capital city in the flames of the construction revolution kindled by the Party Central Committee.
Noting that the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee decided to firmly push forward with the second-stage project in the Hwasong area, despite the expanded major construction fronts for this year, he said that it is the noble intention and steadfast will of the Party that the housing construction, most welcomed by the people, should be carried out without fail, however harsh difficulties they may face.
The construction project of 50 000 flats in Pyongyang is an important item decided by the Eighth Congress of the WPK to build as soon as possible a socialist paradise where the people will enjoy the highly-civilized life to their heart’s content, and the first target of the basic tasks planned and propelled by the Party, he said, referring to the importance and significance of the construction of 10 000 flats in Pyongyang to be carried out this year.
He said that the General Secretary clearly indicated the orientation and ways for carrying out the grand plan to bring the substantial and fundamental change to the people’s life, clarified the problems arising in the construction project and took all necessary measures.
When the second-stage project is finished following the first-stage district in the Hwasong area having features of a modern city section, the area will be turned into a beautiful and grand street and district which thoroughly embodies the Party’s people-first principle and where formative art and modern civilization blend in well with each other, and this will be a striking demonstration of the potentials and rosy future of the state that has made creation and change with its own efforts and its own way, he pointed out.
He stressed that the news about the ground-breaking ceremony will powerfully encourage all the people, who are out in the dynamic struggle for this significant year, true to the Party Central Committee’s noble outlook on the people and leadership of passionate patriotic devotion, to perform new miracles and changes, and the sound of ground-breaking blast will resound as the indomitable resolution and pledge of capital city builders determined to absolutely defend the Party’s policies and devotedly carry out the Party’s decisions.
He called upon all the officials and builders to turn out as one in the great campaign for creation to bring a dramatic change to the Hwasong area with the faith and fighting spirit of safeguarding the prestige of the Party Central Committee with eye-opening miracles in the construction of the capital city in the great era of Kim Jong Un.
Noting that the structures to be built in the Hwasong area will shine long as the glorious witnesses to the struggle of the Korean people who held the most far-reaching ideal in the most arduous period, he ardently called for working harder for the victory in the worthwhile struggle to bring about the prosperity and development of the great state and the wellbeing of people in order to bring the day of submitting the report of glory to the great Party Central Committee.
All the builders loudly chanted slogans of devoted implementation with their steadfast will to create a new Hwasong speed and Hwasong legend following the proud tradition of patriotism and loyalty of having responded to the Party’s call with perfect practices by turning out as one and thus unfold the world of selfless, devoted efforts of the Party, which has recorded the history of love for the country and the people, with the successful completion of the ideal street for the people.
Kim Jong Un personally pressed the blast button to herald the ground-breaking of the second-stage 10 000 flats construction project in the Hwasong area.
A thunder rocked the construction site and fireworks were displayed to be followed by the stormy cheers of participants.
The venue of the ceremony was filled with high passion and militant stamina of the builders to certainly attain the target of the housing construction set forth at the Eighth Congress of the Party by displaying extraordinary revolutionary and patriotic enthusiasm for the future of the capital city slated to become more beautiful and grandiose and for the highly-civilized life of their parents and brothers and sisters.
Kim Jong Un gave warm encouragement to all the builders, waving his hands to them who turned out as one again with the elated spirit in the grand construction campaign to powerfully demonstrate again the potentials of the state and the creativity of the people.
Another grand construction campaign in the Hwasong area for this year, the third year in building 50 000 flats in Pyongyang, will clearly prove with the proud entity of change the irresistible spirit of the Korean people who are constantly creating new Korean-style socialist civilization and new life with their own efforts under the leadership of the Party Central Committee in the face of ordeals and challenges.