Second-day Sitting of 7th Enlarged Plenum of 8th C.C., WPK

Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- The 7th enlarged plenary meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) continued on February 27 amid the expectation and interest of all the Party members and other people across the country.

Speeches on the first agenda item were made at the second-day sitting of the plenary meeting.

Secretaries of the Party Central Committee analyzed the shortcomings revealed by relevant sectors and units in the course of carrying into practice the Party's new rural development strategy and their causes and lessons, and proposed to the plenary meeting the measures to be taken.

Senior officials in various sectors made written speeches.

The respected General Secretary Kim Jong Un made an important conclusion on the first agenda item.

Saying that the main purpose of the current enlarged plenary meeting is to find the immediate tasks and scientific long-term objectives and ways with perfect feasibility for successfully attaining the grain production goal this year and bringing about a radical change in the agricultural production within a few years and thus laying a foundation for the stable and sustained development of agriculture, he mentioned once again the importance and significance of the growth of the agricultural productive forces and the development of rural communities in ensuring the comprehensive development of socialist construction.

He expressed the fixed determination and will of the Party Central Committee to bring about a revolutionary turn in the agricultural production without fail, saying that nothing is impossible as long as the strong leadership system is established in the whole Party and there is the united might of all the people.

His historic conclusion, which comprehensively dealt with the revolutionary struggle strategies for the rural development, will serve as the guide to action guaranteeing signal strides in implementing the programme for rural revolution in the new era and as an inspiring militant banner that brings earlier a phase of the rapid development of rural communities and powerfully propels the dynamic advance of our state.

All those present at the meeting showed their full support and approval to the General Secretary's conclusion running through with the steadfast faith and will to build a powerful and rich nation by our own efforts for the self-respect of our state and wellbeing of the people.

The plenary meeting discussed the issue of thoroughly establishing a discipline of implementing the national economic plan, as the second agenda item, and the immediate matters for improving the state financial work, as the third agenda item.

The meeting is arousing the absolute response and favor of its participants as it is due to adopt development guidelines and bold practical measures for firmly adhering to the nature of the socialist economy, the independent national economy which is the material foundation and lifeline of our state's existence, and for steadily augmenting its own strength.

The plenary meeting agreed to discuss, amend and supplement draft decisions on the agenda items at the sectional study and consultative meetings before adopting them through its final deliberation.

All the participants show their sincere attitude toward the meeting, with high political consciousness to bring about a real change and substantial progress in the agricultural development and the economic construction by fulfilling their heavy responsibility and duty, seriously reviewing the work of their sectors and units for implementing the Party's economic policy. -0- (Juche112.2.28.)