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Let Us Adorn First Year's Advance for Implementing Decisions Made at Party Congress with Proud Innovation and Progress

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

Report on 2nd Plenary Meeting of 8th Central Committee of WPK

Pyongyang, February 12 (KCNA) -- Amid the great expectations and interest of all the Party members and the people who have turned out in the new revolutionary advance upholding the programme for struggle set forth at the 8th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the 2nd Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the WPK was held from February 8 to 11, Juche 110 (2021).

The 2nd Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the WPK was convened in the period when the guidance and the fighting efficiency of the WPK, which leads our own style socialism to new victories with the great idea and the art of leadership, have been remarkably demonstrated and the spirit of all the Party members and the people for struggle who are boundlessly loyal to the Party's cause has been elated.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the WPK, guided the plenary meeting.

As the General Secretary took the platform with members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee, all the participants raised stormy cheers of the greatest respect for the General Secretary who wisely leads our Party and the people to only victory and glory out of the noble responsibility for the country, revolution and people.

Attending the meeting were members and alternate members of the WPK Central Committee.

Present as observers were vice directors of the relevant departments of the Party Central Committee, leading Party and administrative officials of commissions, ministries and national institutions, senior officials of the leading institutions at provincial level, chief secretaries of the city and county Party committees and leading Party and administrative officials of major industrial establishments. They listened in the tele-conference system.

Kim Jong Un presided over the meeting upon authorization of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK.

Before discussing the agenda items, the General Secretary referred to the main purport of convening the plenary meeting of the WPK Central Committee.

Saying that the Party Central Committee should powerfully lead the masses to the implementation of the decisions made at the 8th Party Congress by giving further momentum to the enthusiasm of the masses who are responding to the idea and spirit of the Party Congress, he stressed the need to provide the Party organizations and members with practical means for innovation which would help bring about practical change and substantial progress from the first year of the five-year plan.

He said that as the decisions made at the Party Congress are mid-and long-term tasks to be fulfilled by all sectors during the coming five years, it is necessary to examine this year's plans down to details at the plenary meeting and fix and issue them as the decisions of the Party Central Committee. He evinced the determination and will of the Party Central Committee to take important measures to push forward the economic construction and provide the people with more stable and improved living conditions despite the persistent emergency anti-epidemic situation, in particular.

He proposed agenda items to be discussed at the plenary meeting, underscoring the need to make a serious study of a series of issues arising in thoroughly overcoming negative elements obstructing the socialist construction at present, and in further consolidating the Party organizationally and ideologically and enhancing the militant function and role of the Party organizations.

The plenary meeting passed the agenda items with unanimous approval.

1. On thoroughly implementing the first year's tasks of the five-year plan set forth at the 8th Party Congress

2. On waging further intensive struggle against anti-socialism and non-socialism throughout society

3. On modifying the collection of the slogans of the Party Central Committee

4. On the examination of "Description of Rules of Workers' Party of Korea"

5. An organizational matter

The first agenda was discussed at the meeting.

The General Secretary made an important report "On thoroughly implementing the first year's tasks of the five-year plan set forth at the 8th Party Congress" on the first agenda item.

First, in the report he underlined the need to properly organize the economic work of the first year for implementing the new five-year plan for the national economic development.

Saying that the first-year work is very important in attaining the new prospective goal decided by the 8th Congress of the WPK, he noted that the five-year plan can be finally accomplished with confidence only when the first-year plan is properly set up and fully implemented.

The new five-year plan requires a new start apart from all those old and out of date and all the people in the country are now watching how the work for implementing the decisions made at the Party Congress starts and what kind of change is being made, the report stressed.

In order to successfully do this year's work decisive of the result of the implementation of the decisions made at the 8th Congress of the Party, the plan which is its operational map and a blueprint should be set up in an innovative and effective way and the entire Party, the whole country and all the people should wage a vigorous struggle for its implementation.

(to be continued)
(2021.02.12)



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