calendar>>December 27. 2008 Juche 97
Housing Construction Progresses Apace
Pyongyang, December 26 (KCNA) -- The DPRK government has paid deep attention to the construction of dwelling houses.

The dwelling construction is in full swing in Mansudae Street in the heart of Pyongyang and other parts of the city.

The Pyongyang City Construction Guidance Bureau is making positive efforts to build various types of dwelling houses in Mansudae Street that goes with other main streets of the city in a formative art. It is effecting innovations in construction by introducing monolithic concrete tamping and precast construction methods.

Provinces, cities and counties are also building dwellings suitable to local conditions, thus changing their looks.

Kim Jong Suk County, Ryanggang Province, has fixed blocks for the construction of dwelling houses in a well-defined framework in accordance with the street miniature of the township before pushing ahead with the construction speed by tapping raw materials and internal reserves available there.

Hundreds of dwelling houses are under construction in the City of Hoeryong and similar construction is going on in other cities and counties of North Hamgyong Province.

This year has witnessed the construction of lots of dwellings suitable to architectural features in Hyongjesan District and Sunan District of Pyongyang and other towns, counties and districts of the country.

A turn has been effected in the construction of rural dwelling houses, too, with the result that new rural villages commensurate with the socialist society have made their appearance.

Dwelling houses were built or repaired in rural areas including Raerim-ri, Jaeryong County and Sinchang-ri, Sinwon County of South Hwanghae Province.

Villages with houses for patients have come into being in the form of modern rural dwellings in Talchon hot spring in Samchon County, South Hwanghae Province, Wonhung hot spring in Tongsin County, Jagang Province, Kalsan hot spring in Phangyo County, Kangwon Province and Hwangjin hot spring in Myongchon County, North Hamgyong Province.

Thanks to the popular policy of the Workers' Party of Korea, the dwelling houses built at the state expense are being distributed to people free of charge.

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