The Songhwa Street built in the eastern gate to the capital according to the original plan of the Party Central Committee for the architectural development and the plan for building 50,000 flats of dwelling houses in Pyongyang City advanced at the Eighth Congress of the Party is the cradle of happiness produced by the long-cherished desire of the Workers' Party of Korea to provide the people with more stable and civilized living conditions and satisfactorily solve the housing issues of the capital citizens and the first product symbolizing the new era of overall development full of creation and changes.
An inaugural ceremony of the street was grandly held on the 11th.
Present at the inaugural ceremony were Jo Yong Won, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and Secretary for the Organizational Affairs of the Central Committee of the WPK and Kim Tok Hun, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee and Vice-President of the State Affairs Commission and Premier of the Cabinet of the DPRK.
Present on the occasion were Ri Il Hwan, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Kim Yong Hwan, Chief Secretary of the Pyongyang Municipal Committee of the Party, members of the headquarters of the construction of 50,000 flats in Pyongyang City, officials of the Party and power organs of the capital, army and civilian builders and Pyongyang citizens.
Also present were the working people, students and children to live in the new street.
A national anthem was solemnly played.
Kim Tok Hum made an inaugural speech.
Waving back to the Cheering crowds, he warmly congratulated the working people to live in the new houses.
He waved his hands for a long time, wishing the people to lead a happy and civilized life in the modern dwelling houses.
After the inaugural ceremony senior officials of the Party and the government looked round the Songhwa Street.
Looking at the modern 80-storied skyscraping apartment, elevated bridges and public service amenities, they keenly felt that great thinking and practice of
Expressing gratitude to the Party, the masters of the new street said unanimously that the WPK, our state and society and our policy are the best.