|calendar>>March 7. 2013 Juch 102|
Taesongsan Combined Hospital Inaugurated
| Pyongyang, March 7 (KCNA) -- The Taesongsan Combined Hospital was inaugurated in the DPRK.
The hospital has all material and technical means and conditions for successful healthcare including a combined operating theatre, an intensive treatment room, a function-diagnosis room, a surgery for burns, a sick ward.
An inaugural ceremony of the hospital was held on Thursday.
Present there were First Vice-Minister Hyon Chol Hae and other officials of the Ministry of the People's Armed Forces, service personnel and employees of the unit who participated in the construction, medical officers, nurses and employees of the hospital and officials in various fields who contributed to the construction.
General of the Korean People's Army Jon Chang Bok made an inaugural speech.
He said the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung and anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk made sure that a hospital for the service personnel was built shortly after the liberation of the country and led all the medical officers and nurses to become ardent revolutionaries with loving care.
He went on:
The great Generalissimo Kim Jong Il who paid deep attention to the health of the soldiers from his early years of the Songun revolutionary leadership initiated the construction of the Taesongsan Combined Hospital and dispatched a strong construction unit for it.
The dear respected Supreme Commander Marshal Kim Jong Un provided field guidance to the hospital construction several times to specify the orientation and ways. He worked heart and soul to ensure that the hospital was built on the highest level.
The soldier-builders successfully built the hospital, overcoming all bottlenecks and difficulties since they broke the ground.
He underscored the need for all the medical officers, nurses and employees of the hospital to bring about a revolutionary turn in the work for promoting and protecting the health of the service personnel and thus actively contribute to bolstering up the combat capability of the revolutionary army.
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