The 22nd meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) was held at the office building of the Party Central Committee on December 29.
Kim Jong Un, chairman of the WPK, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, was present at the meeting.
Present there were members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee.
Under the guidance of Supreme Leader of the Party, state and armed forces Kim Jong Un, Kim Jae Ryong, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee, presided over the meeting.
The meeting studied the preparations for the 8th Congress of the WPK.
The meeting examined and made confirmation as for the qualifications of the delegates who had been elected at the conferences of the WPK organizations at all levels, discussed and confirmed the proposals for forming the presidium, members of platform and secretariat of the 8th Congress of the Party and schedules according to the agendas of the Party Congress and deliberated on the documents to be presented to the Party Congress.
The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK made exhaustive discussion on the above issues and approved agendas.
The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK adopted a decision on holding the 8th Congress of the WPK early in January, 2021.
The meeting appreciated that innovative achievements and progress were made in all fields during the 80-day campaign thanks to the exceptional political enthusiasm of the entire Party and all the people, providing excellent conditions for the 8th Congress of the Party, and all the preparations for the Party Congress are going off smoothly. It emphasized that the success of the Party Congress should be thoroughly guaranteed by keeping on the effective preparations.
The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee also made in-depth study and discussion on a series of important issues to be referred to the Party Congress and made relevant decisions.