Kim Jong Un Visits Haedanghwa Health Complex
Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)
Pyongyang, April 27 (KCNA) -- The dear respected Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Haedanghwa Health Complex near its inauguration together with Ri Sol Ju.
The health complex which made its appearance on the picturesque bank of the River Taedong is a multi-function service complex with modern catering and welfare and service facilities.
He went round a parking lot in the basement capable of accommodating dozens of cars at a time before entering the lobby on the ground floor.
He said he was pleased to see the completed complex, adding that he appreciated its design and construction after examining the information on it presented to him by the relevant field.
He looked round the shop and various dining rooms on the ground and first floors to learn in detail about their construction and service plan.
He highly praised the builders for constructing not only the shop but the dining rooms to suit their nature and meet the requirements of formative art.
He also dropped in at the restaurant serving various kinds of roast meat and seafood.
He said cooking is a science and arts, urging the cookers to steadily improve their skills and display creative ingenuity to serve customers with varieties of tasty and highly nutritive dishes.
He had a photo taken with them, expressing hope that they would fulfill their mission as faithful servants of the people.
Then he went up to the second and third floors to see the public bath, wading pool, barber's, beauty salon, fitness hall, table-tennis hall, billiard room and other welfare and service and gyms.
He personally checked the temperature of water at the bath and learnt about service provided at a face treatment room. He was pleased to see the wading pool. He was also pleased to go round various saunas built with peculiar building materials such as halite, agate and yellow earth.
He learnt in detail about what kinds of sports apparatuses are there in the fitness hall and table-tennis hall. Watching the clock in the shape of billiard balls and billiard table on a wall of the billiard room, he praised the builders for having constructed the room in such a perfect manner that everything there is impeccable.
He looked round an e-reading room where visitors can get common sense about cooking, and practice and lecture rooms on the fourth floor.
He said that a relevant field should systematically send various data and videos on cooking to the e-reading room.
He stressed the need to supply a sufficient quantity of foodstuff necessary for cooking practice so that apprentices may acquire workable knowledge, saying that theory is not enough to acquire cooking skill.
He went round the circular coffee shop on the fifth floor to acquaint himself in detail with its service plan.
It is the firm resolution of the WPK to enable the Korean people, the best in the world, to fully enjoy wealth and glory under socialism, without tightening their belts again, he noted, underlining the need to build more modern service centers such as the Haedanghwa Health Complex impeccable in any aspect.
He was accompanied by senior party, state and army officials including Pak Pong Ju, Choe Ryong Hae, Jang Song Thaek, Hyon Yong Chol, Kim Kyok Sik, Kim Kyong Hui, Kim Ki Nam, Choe Thae Bok, Kang Sok Ju, Kim Yang Gon, Kim Yong Il, Kim Phyong Hae, Kwak Pom Gi, Mun Kyong Dok, O Il Jong, Paek Kye Ryong and Han Kwang Sang.
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