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Great Workshop for Officials in Construction Field Opens
Pyongyang, December 8 (KCNA) -- The great workshop for officials in the construction field began with due ceremony at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium on Sunday.

Its theme is "Yesterday and today, today and tomorrow of Juche-oriented architectural art". It will serve as an important occasion for deeply learning the undying exploits of the peerlessly great men Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the construction field, glorifying the history and tradition of the Juche-oriented architecture and steadily creating architectural examples to startle the world.

The workshop will comprehensively and deeply discuss the theoretical and practical problems arising in opening the great brilliant era of construction by embodying the unique idea and theory of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) on architectural aesthetics true to the leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un.

Present at the workshop were senior officials of the party, state and army including Pak Pong Ju and Choe Ryong Hae, chief secretaries of the provincial party committees, chairpersons of the provincial people's committees, officials of architectural design, construction, building materials and supervision fields from across the country and construction-related party and administration officials of armed forces organs, Cabinet, ministries, national institutions, scientific and technical institutions, universities and provinces, heroes and those who distinguished themselves in construction of major projects.

Kwak Pom Gi, secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK, made an address at the ceremony.

He said the workshop will be a landmark event for glorifying the immortal exploits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Juche-oriented architecture and opening an era of prosperity in the construction that would take the world people by surprise under the veteran and tested leadership of Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong Un's historic letter "Let Us Usher in Period of Great Prosperity in Construction by Thoroughly Embodying Party's Idea on Juche-based Architecture" to the participants in the workshop was read out.

A review of the work in the construction field was made at the workshop.

Pak Pong Ju, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, and premier of the DPRK Cabinet made a report.

The reporter said Kim Jong Un made sure that the workshop was provided to meet the requirements of the great era when a heyday for building a highly civilized socialist country is being opened, and gave detailed instructions on the name of the workshop, theme, contents, formula and method, let the workshop include a meeting of reviewing the work done in the construction field and sent a historic letter to its participants.

The meeting will sum up the achievements and experiences in the construction this year and discuss the tasks and ways for opening the heyday of construction, he said, adding:

The monumental buildings such as the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Munsu Water Park and Okryu Children's Hospital built this year are examples of architectural buildings that won admiration of the world people.

The reporter stressed the need to rise up as one and usher in a new heyday of Juche-based architecture, true to the tasks indicated by the historic letter sent by Kim Jong Un to the participants in the workshop.

Then speeches were made.

The workshop goes on.

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