Economic Development & Construction

2nd Grand Short Course of Officials in Construction Sector Opens

The Second Grand Short Course of Officials in the Construction Sector began in the capital Pyongyang under the theme “Rapid Development of the Juche-Oriented Architecture and Period of Great Prosperity of Construction”.

It will become an important occasion in having a deep understanding of the immortal exploits performed by the Workers’ Party of Korea for the development of the Juche-based architecture, comprehensively analyzing and summing up the successes and experiences, shortcomings and lessons after the First Grand Short Course of Officials in the Construction Sector and finding out practical ways to bring about another leap forward in the field of construction.

The short course will deal in depth with the theoretical and practical issues for the officials in the construction sector to wage a new revolution in construction in line with the Party’s idea on Juche-based architecture and construction policy, making a greater and bolder stride of creation and innovation with great ideal and confidence in the era of our state-first principle.

Present at the grand short course were officials of architectural design, construction, building materials production, construction supervision, land and environment protection and urban management in the capital, provinces and the field of armed forces, officials of construction scientific research and educational institutions and leading party and administrative officials of the Cabinet, ministries and national agencies.

The Second Grand Short Course of Officials in the Construction Sector opened on the 8th.

The rostrum was taken by Kim Tok Hun, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Vice-President of the State Affairs Commission and Premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

It was also taken by O Su Yong, Secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK; Pak Jong Gun, Vice-Premier of the Cabinet and Chairman of the State Planning Commission; Pak Hun, Vice-Premier of the Cabinet; chairpersons of the provincial people’s committees, leading officials of the ministries and national institutions; officials of the armed forces organs and meritorious persons who performed feats in major construction projects.

When the grand short course was declared open, the national anthem of the DPRK was played.

O Su Yong courteously conveyed the letter “Let Us Lead the Development of Civilization of Our Own Style of Socialism by Waging a New Revolution in Construction” sent by the respected Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the WPK and President of the State Affairs of the DPRK, to the participants in the Second Grand Short Course of Officials in the Construction Sector.

Then, there was a meeting to sum up the work of the construction sector.

Kim Tok Hun made a report.

He stressed the intention of the WPK which attaches great importance to the current grand short course in making innovations and leap forward in the construction sector once again and thus more powerfully demonstrating the reserved strength and potentiality of development of the state and ushering in a new phase of creating socialist civilization.

He said:

Kim Jong Un regarded construction as an important political work of raising the general might of the country, giving confidence to the people and leading to socialist civilization and organized and launched a great offensive to bring about an epochal change in the construction work.

He put forward ideas and theories including the idea on regarding the people-first principle as an immutable idea and correctly combining the Juche character, national character and modernity in construction and the idea on holding fast to the local construction as an important strategic task. Those ideas and theories are a crucial guideline which correctly represented the aspirations of the people and the demand of the times.

Kim Jong Un roused the entire Party, the whole country and all the people to a dynamic offensive for creating new legends of construction in Juche Korea.

Under the leadership of the great Party proud achievements were made in the construction work after the First Grand Short Course of Officials in the Construction Sector, demonstrating the might and great development of socialism of Korean style.

The work to create architecture was done on the highest plane for holding the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in high esteem as the sun of Juche forever and adding eternal brilliance to the undying revolutionary feats of the WPK. It is the greatest success made in the construction in the great Kim Jong Un era.

The reporter mentioned a remarkable progress made in the grand construction campaign for promoting the people’s well-being and developing the state.

He said it is the precious success which cannot be compared with anything that the great army-people unity was further cemented and the spiritual strength and creativity to shape the future in our own way and with our efforts extraordinarily increased in the struggle for materializing the Party’s grand plan of construction, and continued:

When we accept the idea and policy of the Party as an absolute truth and wage a dynamic struggle constantly for new goals under the banner of self-reliance, we can continuously work the world-startling miracles in construction despite any difficult conditions and environment. This is the principal review and experience in the construction work which was done for the past eight years.

The reporter made an analysis and review of some shortcomings in the construction sector.

He said the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee presented an honourable task for the construction sector to wage a new revolution in construction in conformity with the period of the overall development of socialism. He called upon the entire officials and workers in the field of construction to make an active contribution to raising the national power and speeding up the construction of socialist civilization by implementing the Party’s idea and policy on construction through their decisive action and practice.

He stressed the need to kindle the fierce flames of new revolution in construction in single-minded unity around Kim Jong Un and thus powerfully lead the overall development of building of Korean-style socialism.

The report was followed by speeches.

The grand short course continues.

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