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Second-Day Session of 5th Plenary Meeting of 7th C.C., WPK Held

Pyongyang, December 30 (KCNA) — The second-day session of the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea continued on Dec. 29.

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, continued his report on the work of the Party Central Committee and the overall state affairs.

He comprehensively and anatomically analyzed the problems arising in the overall state building including the state management and economic construction in the present time.

He put forward in detail the orientation of the struggle for bringing about a decisive turn in the development of the country’s economy and people’s standard of living as required by the Korean revolution and the building of a powerful socialist country and its practical ways.

He stressed the need to reasonably straighten the country’s economic work system and order and establish a strong discipline and presented the tasks for urgently correcting the grave situation of the major industrial sectors of the national economy. He underscored the importance to take practical measures for further strengthening the independent economy of the country.

Referring to the necessity to decisively increase the agricultural production, he put forward the important issues for bringing about a new turn in all sectors of agriculture.

He indicated tasks and ways for improving science, education and public health including the issue of strengthening the political guidance over the scientific research and the issue of cementing the material and technical foundations in the sectors of education and public health.

He called for dynamically waging the campaign for increased production and economization and better quality and taking thorough measures for protecting ecological environment and preventing natural disasters.

Emphasizing the need to take positive and offensive measures for fully ensuring the sovereignty and security of the country as required by the present situation, he indicated the duties of the fields of foreign affairs, munitions industry and armed forces of the DPRK.

He stressed again the issues of intensively struggling against anti-socialism and non-socialism, strengthening the work of the working people’s organizations and tightening the moral discipline throughout society.

The plenary meeting goes on. -0-