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KCNA Detailed Report on Successful Completion of First-Stage Construction of Dwelling Houses in Hwasong Area
Pyongyang, April 19 (KCNA) -- The Korean Central News Agency issued a detailed report Wednesday on the successful completion of the first-stage construction of dwelling houses in the Hwasong area.

The report said that the soldier-civilian builders successfully completed the first-stage construction project of a new modern city district in the Hwasong area in just one year, under the wise guidance of the Party Central Committee committed to fulfill yearly plans for the construction of 50,000 flats in Pyongyang, after making everything wished by the people a policy and a cherished work.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un unfolded a grandiose plan of building a new modern city in the Hwasong area, based on the achievements made in the first year in building the 50,000 flats in Pyongyang, and wisely led the project.

In February, Juche 111 (2022) he attended the ground-breaking ceremony for building 10,000 flats in the Hwasong area, and brightly indicated the orientation and ways for dynamically stepping up the construction.

In hearty response to the ardent appeal of the great Party Central Committee, all the soldier-civilian builders rose up to build a group of large modern structures near the sacred place of the sun.

In a short time after the ground-breaking, they finished foundation excavation amounting to more than 600,000 cubic meters of earth to be followed by foundation concrete tamping and then frame construction.

In the strong attack spirit peculiar to the revolutionary army, the soldier-builders of the Pyongyang City dwelling house construction division under the Ministry of National Defence took the lead in the project with innovative achievements.

Thanks to their heroic endeavors, the time taken for building one floor frame lessened from 36 hours to 20, 18 and then 12 hours, resulting in the mushrooming of huge structures.

When the state anti-epidemic work switched over to the maximum emergency anti-epidemic system in the face of the anti-epidemic crisis unexpectedly created in the country in May last year, they stayed in the construction sites, waging a 24/7 campaign with perseverance.

Frontline-style information and motivation work also went into full swing along with the display of slogans appealing to the creation of feats.

As a result, the framework of tens of blocks of apartment houses was completed by May. And a new construction speed was created in this course.

This was immediately followed by interior and exterior plastering, tile fixing and roof decoration project in a three dimensional and all-out drive for the completion of the construction.

Construction units in the public field learned from the revolutionary fighting spirit and work style of the soldier-builders, steadily renewing records with the might of the self-reliance and on the strength of science and technology.

Mass technical innovation movement led to the introduction of more than 200 technical innovations since the project started, thus doubling the construction speed.

By September, 90% of interior plastering and exterior tile fixing were done, which was followed up with the installation of water supply and drainage pipes and lifts amid the 24/7 campaign for pushing forward the overall construction assignments.

In mid-October, the soldier-civilian builders were given another project for building over 2,000 more flats, under the new plan of the Party Central Committee to make the Hwasong area more wonderful and perfect.

The soldier-builders always going beyond standard, capability and potential to carry out the Party's order, readily took up the additional assignments and created a new myth of construction, racing against the time.

Over 2,000 more high-rise and skyscraper buildings were almost simultaneously completed along with 10,000 flats in the Hawsong area despite mid-winter conditions. This was the result of the indomitable mental power of the soldier-civilian builders who made strenuous efforts with unusual determination to unconditionally do whatever is wished by the Party, going beyond possibility.

They also planted over 220,000 trees of over 80 species and created lawn covering 550,000 square meters, as part of the greening project to turn the area into a park district of thick verdure.

Officials and workers in different parts of the country rendered material and moral assistance to the construction, in the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance.

The Chollima Steel Complex, the Sangwon Cement Complex, the Sunchon Cement Complex, the Chollima Tile Factory, the Taean Friendship Glass Factory, the Narae Ceramics Factory and other related units ensured timely production and delivery of equipment and materials essentially needed for the project.

Workers in the railway transport field responsibly transported planned materials through increased transport drive.

Working people and youth in different parts of the country mounted night helpers' shock brigade activities in the construction site from the first day of the project to do their share in the construction of the capital city.

Among them were couples, father and son, father and daughter, brothers and sisters. Wives of officers rendered their sincere assistance to the soldiers, putting state affairs above their own family affairs.

The first-stage construction of dwelling houses in the Hwasong area was completed on the occasion of the significant Day of the Sun, thanks to the outstanding leadership of Kim Jong Un and the persevering endeavors and on the strength of achieving self-development of the great generation determined to create a new history of prosperity and development in the era of the Workers' Party.

Kim Jong Un took part in the completion ceremony of the first-stage construction, cut the inauguration tape and highly appreciated the endeavors made by the soldier-builders. He reaffirmed his grand plan to accelerate the building of highly civilized society by turning turn Pyongyang into a magnificent world-famous city and ushering in a heyday not only in the capital city construction but also in regional construction.

The report said that all the soldier-civilian builders who live up to the Party's trust, being loyal to its leadership all the time, are full of confidence to demonstrate once again to the world a new and signal development of the Juche-based architecture in the second-stage construction in the Pyongyang speed of racing against the time, by maintaining the immutable faith that the Party's plan and determination is precisely science, practice and victory, and by fluttering higher the red flag of the construction headquarters of 50,000 flats in Pyongyang City.

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