An enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) took place at the office building of the Central Committee of the WPK on Tuesday afternoon.
The meeting was guided by Kim Jong Un, chairman of the WPK and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Attending it were members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee.
Present there as observers were department directors, first vice department directors and vice department directors of some departments of the WPK Central Committee and chairpersons of the provincial party committees.
Upon authorization by the Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK, Supreme Leader of the Party, state and army Kim Jong Un presided over the meeting.
The enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee discussed and approved “Implementation of the state budget for Juche 107 (2018) and on the state budget for Juche 108 (2019)” to be presented to the 1st session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly.
The meeting also discussed “On convening the 4th plenary session of the 7th Party Central Committee” and decided on the date of its convention and agendas.
Then there was briefing on the work of leading officials of the Party Central Committee, and the government and provincial party committees.
Analyzing the work of the departments of the Party Central Committee and the Cabinet, the Supreme Leader pointed to merits and demerits observed in the work and life of members of the Political Bureau and officials of government and local party committees.
Making a deep analysis of the matters pending urgent solution in the party and state, the Supreme Leader urged the need for leading officials to fully display a high sense of responsibility and creativity, and the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance and fortitude in an attitude befitting the masters of the revolution and construction under the prevailing tense situation and thus follow through on the new strategic line of the Party.
He stressed that main departments of the Party Central Committee should correctly set the key points in the guidance for implementing the Party’s policies, carry out all work in a responsible, active and creative manner and effect a new turn in the party work by increasing their function and role in every way as required by the developing revolution.
He emphasized that formalism, expediency, subjectivism, self-protectionism, defeatism, party authority and bureaucratism chronic among leading officials and all sorts of other undesirable practices should be rooted out and that they should work with dedication to implement the Party’s line and policies and fulfill their revolutionary obligation as true servants of the people.