December 11, 2019
KCNA Pyongyang Times

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un attends ribbon-cutting ceremony of reconstructed Samjiyon county town

Date: 03/12/2019 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

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.

More From Pyongyang Times

Pipha Islet provides good shelter to seals

Pipha Islet provides good shelter to seals

Pipha Islet in the waters off Rason City, the DPRK, is known as a habitat for seals. The islet presents a peculiar scene in

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

Pipha Islet in the waters off Rason City, the DPRK, is known as a habitat for seals. The islet presents a peculiar scene in

Arrest of Hwang Kyo An urged in s. Korea

Arrest of Hwang Kyo An urged in s. Korea

According to south Korean online newspaper Jaju Sibo, the Youth Party in south Korea held a press conference near the Blue House

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

According to south Korean online newspaper Jaju Sibo, the Youth Party in south Korea held a press conference near the Blue House

Polish books donated to Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies

Polish books donated to Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies

The Polish embassy in Pyongyang has donated books to Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies on the occasion of its 70th founding

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

The Polish embassy in Pyongyang has donated books to Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies on the occasion of its 70th founding

Public action launched to check revision of special law

Public action launched to check revision of special law

South Korean people from all walks of life have launched an action for preventing the passage of the draft amendment to the

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

South Korean people from all walks of life have launched an action for preventing the passage of the draft amendment to the

New stamp shows historical relics

New stamp shows historical relics

The State Stamp Bureau of the DPRK recently issued a sheetlet dealing with artifacts of the Korean nation.

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

The State Stamp Bureau of the DPRK recently issued a sheetlet dealing with artifacts of the Korean nation.

Swedish embassy hosts reception on Lucia Day

Swedish embassy hosts reception on Lucia Day

The Swedish embassy in Pyongyang hosted a reception on Tuesday to mark Lucia Day, a folk holiday of Sweden.

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

The Swedish embassy in Pyongyang hosted a reception on Tuesday to mark Lucia Day, a folk holiday of Sweden.

Party information workers tour Mt Paektu

Party information workers tour Mt Paektu

A group of Party information workers from across the country for the study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

A group of Party information workers from across the country for the study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of

Samjiyon promoted to city

Samjiyon promoted to city

Samjiyon County of the DPRK has been renamed Samjiyon City, the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly declared.

Pyongyang Times December 11, 2019

Samjiyon County of the DPRK has been renamed Samjiyon City, the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly declared.

Draft amendment to special law under fire

Draft amendment to special law under fire

The Justice Solidarity for Settling the Issue of Sexual Slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army in south Korea on Dec 4 made public

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

The Justice Solidarity for Settling the Issue of Sexual Slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army in south Korea on Dec 4 made public

National exhibition and seminar on education science open

National exhibition and seminar on education science open

The 1st National Exhibition of Achievements in Education Science and the 4th National Seminar on Education Science opened with due

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

The 1st National Exhibition of Achievements in Education Science and the 4th National Seminar on Education Science opened with due

Prosecution denounced for supporting evil forces' moves to retake power

Prosecution denounced for supporting evil forces' moves to retake power

The Progressive Federation of Students of south Korea held a press conference outside the Supreme Prosecutor's Office on Dec 4,

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

The Progressive Federation of Students of south Korea held a press conference outside the Supreme Prosecutor's Office on Dec 4,

Scientific genius dreams to make others know about his country

Scientific genius dreams to make others know about his country

“My father wanted me to become a famous scientist. So I, as a child, decided to realize his wish,” said Jong Kwang Hyok,

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

“My father wanted me to become a famous scientist. So I, as a child, decided to realize his wish,” said Jong Kwang Hyok,

Delaying tactics not a good recipe

Delaying tactics not a good recipe

Kim Yong Chol, chairman of the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, issued the following statement on Dec 9: The US president

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

Kim Yong Chol, chairman of the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, issued the following statement on Dec 9: The US president

Trump advised to think seriously

Trump advised to think seriously

Ri Su Yong, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, issued the following statement on Monday: It

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

Ri Su Yong, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, issued the following statement on Monday: It

International organization presents flower basket to DPRK leader

International organization presents flower basket to DPRK leader

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un received a basket of flowers from the Ogami Kenichi, secretary general of the International Institute

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un received a basket of flowers from the Ogami Kenichi, secretary general of the International Institute

Aronia melanocarpa widely cultivated

Aronia melanocarpa widely cultivated

Aronia melanocarpa is widely cultivated in the DPRK. The tree is native to North America. Horticulturalists of Germany and Poland

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

Aronia melanocarpa is widely cultivated in the DPRK. The tree is native to North America. Horticulturalists of Germany and Poland

Hotel has an eye to resource-saving business

Hotel has an eye to resource-saving business

“Every business strives to be resource-saving establishment in the country at present. It is a vital matter for our hotel as it

Pyongyang Times December 10, 2019

“Every business strives to be resource-saving establishment in the country at present. It is a vital matter for our hotel as it

S. Koreans launch protest against LKP

S. Koreans launch protest against LKP

South Koreans of various circles launched a protest against the Liberal Korea Party outside the National Assembly building on Dec

Pyongyang Times December 09, 2019

South Koreans of various circles launched a protest against the Liberal Korea Party outside the National Assembly building on Dec

IIJI secretary general visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

IIJI secretary general visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Ogami Kenichi, secretary general of the International Institute of the Juche Idea, and his party visited the Kumsusan Palace of

Pyongyang Times December 09, 2019

Ogami Kenichi, secretary general of the International Institute of the Juche Idea, and his party visited the Kumsusan Palace of

Senior Party officials visit reconstructed Yangdok county town

Senior Party officials visit reconstructed Yangdok county town

Vice-chairmen of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea on Sunday visited the Yangdok county town which has been

Pyongyang Times December 09, 2019

Vice-chairmen of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea on Sunday visited the Yangdok county town which has been

More Articles