Resolution of 8th WPK Congress Adopted

Pyongyang, January 13 (KCNA) — The 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), on the basis of an in-depth discussion of the important matters facing our Party and revolution, adopted with the unanimous approval of all its participants the resolution “On thoroughly implementing the tasks set forth in the report on the work of the 7th WPK Central Committee”.

The resolution appreciated that the “Report on the Work of the 7th WPK Central Committee” given by the respected General Secretary of the WPK at the congress correctly reviewed the brilliant victories and successes achieved by our Party and people in the period under review and scientifically specified the orientation and ways of the struggle for making an epochal advance of the cause of Korean socialism in the future 5 years.

Reflected in the resolution are new goals of struggle to be attained in all fields, including economy, national defence, culture and management of state and society, to lead the socialist construction to the next stage of victory on the basis of the valuable successes, experience and lessons of our revolution under the prevailing internal and external situations, and innovative ways for implementing them.

The resolution, which was deeply studied and discussed through inter-sector consultative meetings of delegates, comes to be the most important practical programme which comprehends the organizational intention and determination of the entire Party with its scientific accuracy, feasibility and dynamism fully guaranteed.

The resolution noted that the congress made a comprehensive, all-round, anatomical analysis and review of the mistakes manifested in implementation of the decision made at the 7th Congress of the Party for the past five years and their reasons, and discussed in depth the practical ways for setting them right, true to its nature as the congress for work, struggle and advance.

It expressed the unshakable intention of the 8th Congress of the WPK to correct and overcome the mistakes by raising the intensity of struggle throughout the Party and bring about an epochal advance in the development of the Party and the socialist construction.

It also specified the goals for the socialist construction to be attained in the future five years, which reflect the revolutionary aspiration and determination of all delegates and the entire Party members to thoroughly implement the militant tasks set forth by the respected General Secretary in his report on the work of the 7th Party Central Committee.

The adoption of the resolution, which made clear the correct signpost for our state and people to the eminence of great power and prosperity at the crucial time of linking the glorious 75-year-long history of our Party to the one of 80 years, is a manifestation of the revolutionary will of millions of Party members to achieve a new victory of socialism by deeply cherishing once again the idea of believing in the people as in Heaven and the ideas of the single-minded unity and self-reliance.

The resolution adopted by the 8th Congress of the Party at a time when all Party members and other people across the country started their advance in the first year of the 2020s, full of confidence and optimism, will serve as an inspiring militant banner which will lead the new-stage historic struggle for comprehensive development of Korean-style socialism to great creation and changes.

The resolution will be distributed to the Party organizations at all levels as a text for internal use. -0-

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