Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, DPRK

Pyongyang. Supreme Leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un said that the Pyongyang General Hospital is being constructed to develop the socialist public health system of the DPRK by consolidating and developing its public health sector with a significant leap forward making this hospital as a central base.

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who is also the Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), Chairman of the State Affairs Commission (SAC) of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the armed forces said so addressing the Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the Construction of a new and highly equipped Pyongyang General Hospital On Tuesday.

Addressing the august gathering, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un said, “When the general hospital is built, we will get another valuable asset with which to better protect the precious health and safety of our people, and will be able to set up a springboard for consolidating and developing the socialist public health system by enabling the public health sector of the country to make a significant leap forward with this hospital as a central base.”

A modern general hospital is being built in Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, on the occasion of the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).

Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) had made a plan and decided to implement it prioritizing over many other major construction projects by its last plenary meeting of the Central Committee.

Unlike in the capitalist countries which serve the major places of the city for business and profitmongering, the new general hospital of Pyongyang is being constructed at the best place on the picturesque bank of the Taedong River.

In the DPRK, its being considered as another precious gift of loving care to the Korean people by the ruling party, WPK, which leads them in a ceaseless journey of selfless and devoted efforts to be the best people in the world.

The venue of the ceremony was illuminated with the enthusiasm of the participants including builders, workers and other audience for remaining loyal to the intention of the Party Central Committee to give fuller play to the advantages of the Korean-style socialism and ensure the most highly civilized and happiest life for the people by attaining radical development in the public health work.

The Supreme Leader of the Party, state and armed forces, Kim Jong Un, was warmly welcomed and honored by the participants present at the venue of the ground-breaking ceremony with stormy cheers of hurrah and thunderstorm of applauds.

Addressing the program, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un informed that WPK had discussed and decided on the task for the construction of a modern general hospital for the promotion of the people’s health in Pyongyang at the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the WPK and has made preparations in every aspect to complete the construction in the shortest time after setting it as a top priority project for this year greeting the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK.

Emphasizing the importance of the hospital, he said that it was most greatly delightful and courageous for the Party to see the people and the rising generations enjoy advanced medical service to the full and lead a highly civilized life in good health under the care of the socialist public health system.

“Our Party set it as a political matter of maintaining and glorifying the image of the Korean-style socialism and as a crucial task to which top-priority state efforts should be directed under whatever conditions and environments to prop up the field of public health”, he added.

The supreme leader clarified that it was the intention of the Party to make the spirit of making selfless and devoted efforts for the people run through the today’s offensive for making a breakthrough head-on in the process of the construction and to make the spirit of devotedly implementing the Party’s policies and the construction speed, which would be created during the construction, pervade all fields of the socialist construction.

He specified detailed tasks and ways for finishing the construction by the 75th founding anniversary of the Party.

The supreme Leader ardently called for lavishing sweat and enthusiasm on today’s honorable and worthwhile struggle for the Korean people to successfully build the hospital for the people to be envied by the world.

The audience cheered at the completion of the inspirational speech in the praise of the Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, who is giving continuity to the sacred history of the “People-First Principle” associated with the noble lives of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il in the new century of Juche.

Supreme leader Kim Jong Un broke ground first to mark the “ground-breaking ceremony” for the construction of the Pyongyang General Hospital and personally pressed the button of the blasting machine, and the program was resounded with the exciting sound of the explosion and declaration of the “Start of the Construction”.

Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the SAC of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee, Kim Jae Ryong, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, member of the SAC of the DPRK and premier of the Cabinet, Ri Il Hwan and Pak Thae Song, vice-chairmen of the WPK Central Committee accompanied the supreme leader in the ceremony. Leading officers, officials and builders of the army and civil construction units also attended the program.

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Full text of the speech delivered by the Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Pyongyang General Hospital.