A joint conference of officials of the party, state, economy and armed forces organs took place in Pyongyang on Monday to thoroughly implement the new strategic line of the Workers’ Party of Korea set forth by the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un at the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the 7th WPK Central Committee.
Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the C.C., WPK, and Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and premier of the Cabinet, guided the joint conference.
Present there were senior party and government officials, members of the C.C., WPK, leading party and administrative officials of the Cabinet, working people’s organizations, ministries, national institutions, local party and power bodies, major industrial establishments and members of the armed forces organs.
The joint conference discussed agenda items for thoroughly implementing the new strategic line of concentrating all efforts on socialist economic construction and the important task for bringing about a revolutionary turn in the work of science and education, set forth at the April plenary meeting of the WPK Central Committee.
Pak Pong Ju analyzed in detail the present situation of the country’s economy, science and education and made a report on the tasks to be carried out till the end of this year and on the goals to be attained in a prospective way.
In his report on the first agenda item, he stressed that the new strategic line of concentrating all efforts on socialist economic construction, advanced by Kim Jong Un at the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the 7th C.C., WPK, is a scientific and realistic line most correctly reflecting the lawful demand of the developing revolution and the aspiration of the people.
Noting that the fields duty-bound to take the lead in implementing the five-year strategy for national economic development failed to make a breakthrough in the drive, thus impeding the advance of the overall economic sectors, he analyzed the faults and their causes.
He referred to the tasks facing each industrial sector and important units to attain at any cost the goals for this year, the third year for implementing the 5-year strategy of national economic development, by directing primary efforts to the work for placing the pace-setting domain of the national economy, the field of basic industry, on a normal track and prospectively put the national economy on a Juche, modern, IT and scientific basis of higher level.
Speeches were made after the report on the first agenda item.
Pak Pong Ju in his report on the second agenda item called for bringing about a revolutionary turn in science and education true to the intention of the respected Supreme Leader to pave a broad avenue to the building of an economic power and turn the country into an education and talent power.
Speeches were made after the report.
When relevant officials finished their speeches on the agenda items, executive members of the conference including Choe Ryong Hae and Pak Pong Ju pointed out their major mistakes and stressed the issues to be tackled urgently.
Choe Ryong Hae concluded the joint conference.