Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), gave field guidance to the completed Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage.
He was greeted on the spot by Army Lieut. General Ma Won Chun, director of the Designing Department of the NDC, Ro Kyong Jun, Kim Jin Gun and other commanding officers of the construction unit and officials of the baby home and orphanage.
They have more than 250 rooms including nursing rooms, education rooms, physical exercise rooms, intelligence games rooms and treatment rooms. They are equipped with facilities and fixtures, outdoor and indoor wading pools, parks and various amusement facilities and apparatuses for children.
Enjoying a bird’s-eye view of the baby home and orphanage with a broad smile, he expressed great satisfaction with their construction, saying they look very nice, the longer one watches them, the more splendid and fascinating they look and they are icons in the era of Songun.
He went round different places to learn about in detail about their completion.
Saying that every place of the baby home and orphanage provides good conditions for living and upbringing and education of children, he noted that providing these facilities is important but what is more important is to bring them up well. He gave precious instructions for increasing the responsibility and role of the nurses and kindergarteners.
He praised the soldier-builders for successfully building the baby home and orphanage as intended by the party, adding they are a distinguished unit for the construction in the country. He extended again thanks of the KPA Supreme Commander to KPA Unit 267 which has built a lot of monumental structures this year, ushering a heyday of construction in the era of Songun.
He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae and Kim Ki Nam, secretaries of the Central Committee of the WPK, Han Kwang Sang, department director of the C.C., the WPK, and Ri Jae Il, first vice-department director of the C.C., the WPK.