Kim Jong Un Goes Round Remodeled Pyongyang Indoor Stadium
Marshal Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, went round Pyongyang Indoor Stadium remodeled to meet the requirements of the present times for building a sports power.
Going round various places of the stadium for hours, he learned in detail about its remodeling.
At the room dedicated to the history of the stadium, he heard with keen attention the briefing on its history associated with field guidance provided by President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il.
He went round the stadium hall.
He was very pleased that it looks bright and nice as its ceiling is decorated with metal plates.
After learning about the elasticity of the floor of the stadium and echo in the hall, he said it is at the world's level so that any international game can be hosted.
It is necessary to cover the floor with carpet when holding a meeting and other events to use the stadium for various purposes, he noted, adding that the stadium looks more magnificent after at least 3 000 seats are added to the back side of the platform to enable more people to watch games and attend events and the walls of the platform and the space for spectators are plastered with stone powder coating materials.
He learned about the illumination of the hall after being told that a double illumination system was set up to ensure different illumination for sports games and events as instructed by Kim Jong Un.
He learned about the construction of the hall and corridor, going up from the ground floor to the third floor.
Watching data on the successes made by sportspersons in various events on display in the halls on every floor, he said that not only sportspersons but people would be pleased to see them.
He dropped in at bed rooms, coaches' rooms, training rooms and dining rooms on various floors.
At the training room whose floor is covered with quality mat he praised builders for decorating the walls with nice color with a good idea.
He said it is good that training rooms are fitted with air conditioners and exhausters so that players may have regular trainings regardless of seasons.
He told officials to install TV sets and video cassette recorders in the training rooms so that players may watch domestic and international games and their trainings.
Noting that he was satisfied to go round the stadium, he highly praised officials and workers of the Guidance Bureau for Overseas Construction for admirably performing the task assigned to them by the party for the remodeling of the stadium.
The stadium with a long history has been successfully remodeled as required by the new century at a time when a new heyday of construction is unfolding, he said, expressing expectation and conviction that the officials and employees of the stadium would always glorify the immortal leadership exploits of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il by managing and operating the stadium on a regular basis.
He was accompanied by Jang Song Thaek, Ri Jae Il and Ma Won Chun.
Political News Team