The second-day sitting of the Fifth Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on September 29.
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, was present at the session to clarify the administrative policies of the DPRK government.
When he came out to the venue of the session, all the participants raised stormy cheers for him.
Kim Jong Un made a historic policy speech under the title “On the Direction of the Immediate Struggle for New Development of Socialist Construction”.
The deputies to the SPA and observers carefully listened to the important policy speech of Kim Jong Un who clearly put forward the policy tasks of the Party and the DPRK government to boost the construction of socialism of Korean style to the new stage of development and provide the people with a happier and more civilized life with his brilliant wisdom and energetic ideological and theoretical activities. Greatly excited, they gave him a big hand to express full support and approval.
Deputies made speeches on the first, second and third agenda items at the second-day sitting.
The speakers stressed that the newly-instituted law on the development of cities and counties and law on the education of youth and the revised and supplemented law on national economic plan are of important significance in implementing the plan and intention of the WPK to turn the DPRK into the most dignified and promising country in the world and into a powerful socialist country providing the people with a happy life.
They said that when the cities and counties are built into a powerful bulwark supporting the overall development of the country, the entire people become masters of educating the youth and the planned and balanced development of the national economy is made, the Juche character and independence of our socialist state will be further strengthened and the speed of advance of the revolution to a new victory be doubled.
They said the principles and demands for fixing by law, consolidating and developing the successes and experiences gained in implementing the new programme of struggle presented at the Eighth Party Congress have been stipulated in detail in the draft laws and the amendment and supplement, and fully supported and approved it.
At the session, the decrees of the SPA of the DPRK “On Adopting the DPRK Law on the Development of Cities and Counties”, “On Adopting the DPRK Law on the Education of Youth” and “On Amending and Supplementing the DPRK Law on National Economic Plan” were adopted with the unanimous approval of the deputies.
The session discussed the fifth agenda item and adopted the decision of the SPA of the DPRK “On Renaming the Air Koryo Administration of the DPRK the National Aviation Administration of the DPRK” with unanimous approval.
The session discussed the organizational issue as its sixth agenda item.
Vice-President and members of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK were recalled and by-elected.
Upon the authorization of the President of the State Affairs of the DPRK, Pak Pong Ju was recalled from the post of Vice-President of the State Affairs Commission at the proposal of deputy Choe Ryong Hae, First Vice-President of the State Affairs Commission and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the SPA.
Kim Jae Ryong, Ri Man Gon, Kim Hyong Jun, Ri Pyong Chol, and deputies Kim Su Gil, Kim Jong Gwan, Kim Jong Ho and Choe Son Hui were recalled from the post of member of the State Affairs Commission.
Deputy Kim Tok Hun was by-elected Vice-President of the State Affairs Commission.
Jo Yong Won, Pak Jong Chon, and deputies O Su Yong, Ri Yong Gil, Jang Jong Nam, Kim Song Nam and Kim Yo Jong were by-elected members of the State Affairs Commission.
Vice-Chairman and members of the Standing Committee of the SPA of the DPRK were recalled and by-elected.
Upon the authorization of the Central Committee of the WPK, deputy Thae Hyong Chol was recalled from the post of Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the SPA and deputy Pak Myong Chol from the post of its member, and deputy Kang Yun Sok was by-elected Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the SPA and deputies Mun Chol, Pak In Chol, Han Jong Hyok, Kim Jong Sun and Maeng Kyong Il its members.
Cha Myong Nam was by-elected President of the Central Court of the DPRK.
Members of the sectional committee of the SPA were recalled and by-elected.
Chairpersons and members of the Legislation Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Budget Committee of the SPA were by-elected.
Choe Ryong Hae, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the SPA, made a closing address.