Mansudae Overseas Projects

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Mansudae Overseas Projects
Chosŏn'gŭl 만수대해외개발회사
Revised Romanization Mansudae Haeoe Gaebal Hoesa
McCune–Reischauer Mansudae Haeoe Kaebal Hoesa

Mansudae Overseas Projects is a construction company from North Korea.[1] It is the international commercial division of the Mansudae Art Studio.[2] As of August 2011, it had earned an estimated US$ 160 million overseas building monuments and memorials.[3]

In Namibia, Mansudae Overseas Projects has designed two major projects:

In Senegal, the company built the African Renaissance Monument.[4]

In Benin, the company has built a statue of Béhanzin.[4]

In Botswana, it constructed the Three Dikgosi Monument, also called the Three Chiefs monument.[4]

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, it has built a statue of Laurent-Désiré Kabila.[4]

Mansudae Overseas Projects has also worked on the President Dr. Agostinho Neto Cultural Center in Luanda, Angola.[7][8]


  1. ^ Dannatt, Adrian (April 22, 2009). "Art in the DPRK". North Korea Economy Watch. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Pier Luigi Cecioni and Eugenio Cecioni, "The Mansudae Art Studio, from The Hermit Country, published by Petra, Padua/Empoli, Italy, May 2007
  3. ^ Winn, Patrick (August 3, 2011). "North Korea propaganda unit builds monuments abroad". Global Post. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Niang, Amy. "African Renaissance, reloaded: the old man, the behemoth and the impossible legacy". Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  5. ^ New State House for New Nation in via New Era, 20 March 2008. (registration required)
  6. ^ MENGES, WERNER (June 5, 2005). "Heroes' monument losing battle". The Nambian. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Agostinho Neto Mausoleum". The Angolan Market. May 28, 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Kim Yong Nam Visits Angolan Cultural Center under Construction". KCNA. March 25. Retrieved 11 October 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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