The Fifth Enlarged Meeting of the Seventh Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) took place at the office building of the Central Committee of the WPK on Saturday.
The meeting was guided by Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the WPK.
Present there were Ri Pyong Chol, vice chairman of the CMC of the WPK, and members of the WPK Central Military Commission.
Attending it were commanders and commissars of the services and corps of the Korean People’s Army, commanding officers of the General Political Bureau, the General Staff and the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces, commanding officers of the armed forces organs at all levels and vice directors of major departments of the WPK Central Committee.
The enlarged meeting discussed issues of intensifying the party’s education and guidance of commanders and political officials of the people’s army in line with the Party’s idea and requirements after exposing a series of issues arising in political and ideological life of the commanding officers of the KPA and military affairs.
The meeting stressed the need to thoroughly arm the young commanding officers of the KPA with the revolutionary idea of the WPK and indicated a concrete orientation and ways for it.
An organizational matter was tabled at the meeting on dismissing or appointing commanding officers of major posts of the armed forces institutions.
Then there was a closed meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Party to examine the strategic mission of the major units for coping with the military situation in the vicinity of the Korean Peninsula and the potential military threat and the alert posture and to discuss the key issues of further bolstering a war deterrent of the country.
The meeting discussed and approved major key munitions production plan indices.
The Supreme Leader signed the orders for carrying out key tasks that had been discussed and decided.
The important measures taken by the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea are a historic decision which makes it possible to more reliably guarantee the future of the Juche revolution with the reliable military muscle.