There took place a ground-breaking ceremony for remodeling and mending the graves of the martyrs of the Chinese People’s Volunteers(CPV) located in Hyongjesan District, Pyongyang City on Friday.
Attending the ceremony were Choe Song Chol, Vice-Minister of Urban Management, officials concerned, working people in the district, Zhang Chenggang, Charge d’ Affaires ad interim, and staff members of the Chinese Embassy, Chinese guests, students and residents in the DPRK.
Placed before the graves were wreaths in the names of the Ministry of Urban Management, the Hyongjesan District People’s Committee of Pyongyang City, the Chinese Embassy, etc.
The participants observed a moment’s silence in memory of the martyrs of the CPV.
Speeches were made at the ceremony.
Speakers said that the brave fighters of the CPV devoted their youth and lives to the sacred war for repelling the imperialists’ armed invasion with the Korean people.
They said that the project would make a contribution to handing down the militant friendship sealed in blood between the peoples of the two countries and the feats of the martyrs.
The participants broke ground first to signal the start of the project.