Political Bureau of C.C., WPK Meets under Guidance of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un

A meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea(WPK) was held on Saturday at the headquarters building of the WPK Central Committee.

Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the DPRK, took part in the meeting.

Attending the meeting were members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK.

Upon authorization of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK, Supreme Leader of the Party, State and Armed Forces Kim Jong Un presided over the meeting.

Agenda items of the meeting of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK were decided there.

1. On taking more thorough state measures for protecting life and safety of our people from the great worldwide epidemic disease

2. On the execution of the state budget for Juche 108(2019) and the state budget for Juche 109(2020)

3. On personnel affairs to be presented to the Third Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK

4. On organizational matter

The first agenda item was discussed.

A report on the first agenda item was made.

All the people across the country are making precious achievements in economic construction and major construction projects through a dynamic charge towards the 75th founding anniversary of the Party, true to the decisions made at the Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the WPK.

But the virus epidemic that broke out at the end of last year has rapidly expanded worldwide and has become a great disaster threatening the whole mankind, regardless of borders and continents.

Such reality shows that it has become impossible to remove the danger of the virus infection in a short time and such environment can become a condition creating some obstacles to our struggle and progress.

Our country took strict top-class emergency anti-epidemic measures from the outset and established thorough-going organization, consistency and compulsoriness in the nationwide protective measures. It, therefore, has been maintaining very stable anti-epidemic situation.

The meeting of the Political Bureau called for consistently taking strict national countermeasures to thoroughly check the inroads of the virus in the light of the steady spread of the worldwide epidemic disease.

It studied and discussed matters of adjusting and changing some policy tasks in the work of implementing the decisions made at the Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the WPK in view of the prevailing internal and external climates.

It adopted the joint resolution of the Central Committee of the WPK, the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and the Cabinet of the DPRK “On more thoroughly taking national measures for protecting the life and safety of our people from the worldwide epidemic disease”.

The joint resolution detailed the goals of continuously intensifying the nationwide emergency anti-epidemic services and pushing ahead with the economic construction, increasing national defence capability and stabilizing the people’s livelihood this year, and indicated the tasks facing every field and every unit including Party and government organs and working people’s organizations and armed forces organs and ways of carrying them out.

It studied and approved “On the execution of the state budget for Juche 108(2019) and the state budget for Juche 109(2020)”, the second agenda which is to be presented to the Third Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly.

It examined and approved the third agenda item “On the personnel affairs to be presented to the Third Session of the 14th SPA”.

It discussed the organizational matter, the fourth agenda.

It by-elected a member and alternate members of the Central Committee of the WPK.

Park Jong Chon was by-elected as a member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK.

Ri Son Gwon and Kim Yo Jong were by-elected as alternate members of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK.

It re-called and by-elected members and alternate members of the Central Committee of the WPK.

Ri Thae Il, Ri Son Gwon, Jon Hak Chol and Kim Chol were by-elected as members of the C.C., WPK from alternate members and Pak Myong Sun was by-elected as a member of the C.C., WPK from a member of the Central Auditing Commission of the WPK.

Kim Jong Nam, Ri Song Hak, Jon Myong Sik, Sin Chang Il, Jang Yong Rok and Kim Sun Chol were by-elected as alternate members of the C.C, WPK.

The meeting re-called and by-elected a member of the Central Auditing Commission of the WPK.

Pak Yong Jin was by-elected as a member of the Central Auditing Commission of the WPK.

The meeting re-called and by-elected members of the Inspection Commission of the C.C., WPK.

Ri Kyong Chol and Won Hyong Gil were by-elected as members of the Inspection Commission of the C.C., WPK.

The Supreme Leader stressed that the fierce hot wind of revolution should be raised for the Party organizations at each level, cadres and Party members to thoroughly carry out the policy lines of the Party Central Committee with greater consciousness and strenuous efforts in line with the joint resolution of the meeting of the Political Bureau which presented new and important policies and tasks.

The meeting of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee held under the guidance of the Supreme Leader serves as an important occasion in dynamically opening a broad avenue of the Korean-style socialism as it set forth the realistic tasks for timely and correctly resolving the important issues arising in the Korean revolution at present.