May 24, 2024

Kim Jong Un reveals expansive plans for new apartments and offices in Pyongyang

North Korean leader inspects second-stage 10K home project nearing deadline, while showing scale of next stages

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the construction site for the latest 10,000-apartment project in Pyongyang over the weekend, according to state media, revealing expansive plans for additional housing and office projects for the first time.

His inspection of the second stage of the Hwasong Street project in the northeast of the capital came ahead of the ruling party’s April 15 deadline for its opening. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday that it was “nearing completion” but without reiterating the deadline.

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