calendar>>October 1. 2009 Juche 98
Indoor Pool of Kim Il Sung Univ. Completed
Pyongyang, October 1 (KCNA) -- An indoor swimming pool of Kim Il Sung University has been completed.

The indoor swimming pool with a total floor space of 14,370 square meters has been built at the best level. It has a swimming pool with a diving tower, a wading pool with water slides, bath-cum-sauna facilities, a medical centre and others.

A ceremony for the completion of the indoor swimming pool took place on Sept. 30.

Present there were Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, Kim Yong Il, premier of the Cabinet, Choe Thae Bok, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the SPA, Choe Yong Rim, chief secretary of the Pyongyang City Committee of the WPK, Kim Yong Jin, minister of Education, officials concerned, soldier-builders of the Korean People's Security Forces and leading officials, teachers and students of the university.

Yang Hyong Sop said in his address made for the occasion that General Secretary Kim Jong Il initiated the construction of this indoor swimming pool and indicated the orientation of the project and ways to do so and energetically guided its construction, prompted by the desire to provide the teachers and students of the university with better conditions for cultural recreation.

The speaker recalled that Kim Jong Il visited the newly-built swimming pool last March and expressed great satisfaction over the well-done design and construction, indicating ways to set up the diving tower and spruce up the university under a long-term plan.

The leader visited the completed indoor swimming pool once again and showed the great loving care by learning about how the diving tower was laid and watching students' swimming training, he noted.

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