By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
Published: 14:33 BST, 6 April 2019 | Updated: 14:33 BST, 6 April 2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was pictured beaming happily in the spring sunshine as he inspected construction at the Wonsan-Kalma beach resort.
Kim's trip was his second involving 'field guidance' visits to sites of economic importance since the Hanoi summit with President Donald Trump.
Kim stated that works should 'never be carried out in a slipshod manner' as he toured the area, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un visits the construction site of the Wonsan-Kalma tourist area in Yangdok County, South Phyongan Province, North Korea
Kim stands beside his men who wear Moscow-inspired wide brimmed caps. He hopes his project will be completed to coincide with his grandfather Kim Il-Sung's birthday on April 15, 2020
State media released on Saturday showed him wearing his signature black suit surrounded by officers diligently taking notes.
He decreed that work should continue for another six months and be completed on the birthday of his grandfather Kim Il-Sung on April 15, 2020, the Korea Times reported.
Last time he toured the area in November he reference international sanctions, but he avoided such discussion this time out.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday he hoped North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would use a meeting of the country's parliament next week to