The 11th annual Pyongyang International Science and Technology Book Fair opened at the Sci-Tech Complex on September 10 (Monday). The book fair displays various texts published or disseminated by 70 different publishing houses from, among others, the DPRK, China, Russia, Germany, Canada and the United Nations (WHO, UNESCO, etc.).
Attending the kick-off event was Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Vice Chairman for Science and Education Pak Thae Song (Pak T’ae-so’ng), Chairwoman of the Korea Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries Kim Jong Suk (Kim Cho’ng-suk), Sci-Tech Complex President Choe Jong Ho (Ch’oe Cho’ng-ho), various DPRK officials from education and publishing and DPRK teachers and researchers. Also in attendance were foreign delegations visiting the country for 70th anniversary events and staffers of embassies and foreign mission stationed in the DPRK.
Kim Jong Suk, who is also head of the book’s fair’s organizing committee, delivered a speech, followed by a representative from the China Association of International Friendly Contact who delivered congratulatory remarks. After the speaking program, the participants walked around the book fair.View Original Article