October 01, 2020

North Korean embassies seek help procuring equipment for new Pyongyang hospital

Siemens among firms reportedly contacted in order to obtain hardware for North Korea's flagship construction effort

North Korean embassies in multiple countries have asked local contacts for help in procuring medical equipment and supplies for the forthcoming Pyongyang General Hospital, sources told NK News. 

Requests to help furnish the facility – Kim Jong Un’s keynote construction project for 2020 – came soon after as authorities begun struggling to obtain modern equipment to kit it out, sources said.