A ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Samjiyon county town was held with splendor on Dec 2.
Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, attended the ceremony.
The Samjiyon county town is the glorious land housing Paektusan Secret Camp where Chairman Kim Jong Il's birthplace is located. As it has turned into an example of a modern mountainous city under socialism, an epitome of modern civilization, the steadfast faith and will of the Party and people of the DPRK to add eternal luster to Kim Jong Il's immortal revolutionary history and exploits has been fully demonstrated and a revolutionary springboard for successfully implementing the Party's plan for local construction provided.
Amid a welcome music, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un came out to the ceremony.
It was attended by Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, first vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the WPK, and Premier Kim Jae Ryong, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and member of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK.
Present there were O Su Yong, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the WPK, Tong Jong Ho, vice premier of the Cabinet, Ri Sang Won, chairman of the Ryanggang Provincial Committee of the WPK, Pak Hun, minister of Construction and Building-Materials Industry, Yang Myong Chol, chairman of the Samjiyon County Committee of the WPK, chairpersons of the provincial Party and people's committees, officials of ministries and national agencies, commanding officers and shock brigade members of the 216 Division, and officials, working people and schoolchildren in Ryanggang Province including Samjiyon County.
Also present there were Army General Pak Jong Chon, chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army, officials of military organs and soldier builders.
Choe Ryong Hae made an inauguration speech.
He called for further sprucing up the native county of Chairman Kim Jong Il into the people's paradise best in the world and turning out in the general advance for expediting the building of a powerful socialist country in the revolutionary spirit of the single-minded unity and on the strength of the self-reliance under the leadership of Kim Jong Un．
Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un cut the ribbon.
Thunderous cheers of hurrah broke out along with the shooting-off of fireworks and release of balloons which beautifully decorated the sky above the Samjiyon county town.