Pyongyang, May 12 (KCNA) — The 9th Symposium on Architectural Aesthetics took place at the Central Youth Hall on Monday.
Present there were O Su Yong, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Kim Yong Jin, vice-premier of the Cabinet, officials concerned, officials in the fields of designing, construction, building materials and supervision, officials of fine arts studios and scientific research and educational institutions, architects, technicians, teachers, researchers and creators.
Speeches were made by Yang Ki Song, vice-minister of State Construction Control, So Jong Gil, vice-director general of the General Bureau of Pleasure Park, Kim Song Min, deputy director of the Mansudae Art Studio, Ham Tong Hyok, section chief of the Paektusan Architectural Institute and Kim Chang Sik, chief of the City Designing Institute of North Phyongan Province.
They said that President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il performed immortal exploits in the field of construction.
They proved the validity and vitality of the idea and theory of Juche-based architecture and the policy of construction indicated by supreme leader Kim Jong Un and referred to issues arising in building monumental edifices.
They said that Kim Jong Un who newly formulated the essence of the Juche-based socialist architecture as the people-first architecture made sure that more constructions conducive to the cultural and emotional life of the people were built to make the country replete with joyful and happy laughs of the people.
The speakers stressed the need to defend and glorify the immortal exploits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and open up a new period of prosperity in the construction true to the far-reaching plan of Kim Jong Un.
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