The Sci-Tech Complex was newly built on Ssuk Islet in the Taedong River that flows down to the heart of Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
It is a comprehensive e-library in the shape of a large atomic structure symbolic of the world of science.
Its total floor space is over 106 600 m2.
The Sci-Tech Complex was inaugurated in New Year’s Day Juche 105 (2016).
Supreme leader Kim Jong Un participated in the inauguration of the Sci-Tech Complex and cut the tape in person, after finishing his New Year Address,
Respected Marshal Kim Jong Un said that it was the immense edifice for studying all people and the advanced science and technology diffusion centre and we opened the first gate of New Year when the 7th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea would be held with science, going round the inside of the complex.
The inauguration of the Sci-Tech Complex shows that how great the WPK has been attaching importance to scientific front as it is.
He said in the New Year Address that our Party was steadfast in its determination and will to solidify the foundations of a thriving country by dint of science and technology and, with them as the engine, achieve national prosperity.
He continued that not only the scientific research sector but also all the working people were ensured to learn modern science and technology and it was necessary to establish a social climate of resolving the problems arising in reality on the strength of science and technology.
Today Korean people are full of enthusiasm to achieve the great successes in building the scientific and technological power and talented nation in 2016 when the WPK’s 7th Congress is to be held.