The First Meeting of the Political Bureau of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea was held in the headquarters building of the Party Central Committee on June 4.
It was presided over by the respected Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Present at the meeting 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 Party Central Committee.
The meeting discussed as a major agenda item the issue on convening a plenary meeting of the Party Central Committee to make an intermediate review of the execution of the major Party and state policies for 2021 assigned at the Second Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee and take additional state measures for solving the pending problems in the economic work and the people’s living.
Kim Jong Un affirmatively appreciated that many undertakings planned are promoted in a farsighted way thanks to the ideological enthusiasm of the whole Party and the entire people and their spirit of struggle based on self-reliance which extraordinarily mounted after the Eighth Party Congress, though the smooth development of the state affairs are faced with a lot of challenges and restrictions for the prevailing unfavourable subjective and objective conditions and environment. And he reviewed and analyzed the fulfilment of the major sectional policy tasks for the first half of the year.
He stressed that now it is necessary to call a plenary meeting of the Party Central Committee and take additional measures to correct the defects in time by correctly summing up the general state affairs in the first half of the year.
In the prevailing internal and external situation the Party and the government should make every possible effort, shouldering greater mission and responsibility than before, he said and underscored the need to promote a powerful struggle to stabilize and improve the economic work and the people’s living by tremendously enhancing the leading role of the Party in the present situation.
The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK adopted a decision on convening the Third Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee early in June.
It also studied and discussed in depth the agenda items to be presented to the Plenary Meeting of the Party Central Committee including the issue of reorganization of departments of the Party Central Committee before approving the agenda items presented.