Present at the plenary meeting were Kim Tok Hun and Jo Yong Won, Members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and members and alternate members of the Central Committee of the WPK. The plenary meeting was observed by officials of departments of the Party Central Committee, officials of the Cabinet, ministries, national agencies and the provincial, city and county-level leading organs and officials of the agricultural field and relevant sectors and units.
The respected Comrade
The plenary meeting elected the presidium with members concerned of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee.
The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee authorized
He stressed that it is an urgent demand to find out in time and remove the internal factors having a negative effect on the agricultural development in order to definitely put the agricultural production on a stable track of development in the coming few years and practically strengthen the political and ideological, material and technical foundations of the countryside.
Stemming from it, he proposed that at the current plenary meeting the Party Central Committee should find out relevant policies by correctly estimating the whole course of farming last year scientifically, analytically, subjectively and objectively and clearly confirm once again the urgent and essential tasks and ways to lay a foundation for this year's farming and the prospective agricultural development.
He declared the plenary meeting open, saying all the participants should bear in mind the importance of the current meeting and make it an important turning point in opening up the prospect of the agricultural development definitely and a decisive occasion of making a breakthrough in the economic construction and the improvement of the people's living.
The plenary meeting presented the following agenda items.
1. On the result of the first year's struggle for implementing the programme of rural revolution in the new era and some important tasks
2. On thoroughly establishing the discipline of carrying out the assignments under the national economic plan
3. On immediate issues arising in improving the financial work of the state
4. Organizational issue
The agenda items presented were passed with unanimous approval.
The plenary meeting heard a report on the work of 2022 for implementing the programme of rural revolution in the new era to discuss its first agenda item.
The report pointed out in detail the successes made in the first year's work for implementing the Party's strategy of rural development and the deviations and lessons which should be corrected and overcome in a many-sided and analytical way.
Then, secretaries of the Party Central Committee made speeches and leading officials in different sectors submitted their written speeches.
The plenary meeting gave a relevant estimation after listening to report and speeches and making an analysis.
In the conclusion he said the WPK has attached importance to the rural question as a strategic issue which should be solved in accomplishing the cause of building socialism and communism and always paid deep concern to its correct solution. And he clarified his plan to vigorously open up the new era of rural development in line with the demand of the socialist construction at the stage of overall development.
As attaining the goals of the socialist rural construction is a gigantic and serious revolution, it is necessary to set a scientific stage and target and wage a purposeful struggle in order to solve the rural question with success, he said and stressed once again the historic significance and importance of the programme of rural revolution in the new era.
The conclusion raised the revolutionary change of the countryside in the present struggle as an important revolutionary task for the development of the state and the improvement of the people's welfare once again and presented the principled issues to be maintained in perfectly implementing the programme of the socialist rural revolution.
It mentioned the intention of the Party Central Committee that has set it as the first of the 12 major goals for the development of the national economy to attain the goal of grain production and the basic aim of the current enlarged plenary meeting and presented the main goal and tasks for the agricultural development.
Importantly pointing out the need to bring about an improvement in the guidance over the farming, the conclusion made clear the principled issues to be maintained in the guidance of agricultural production and the ways to carry them out.
The conclusion presented measures to further expand the rural construction this year and the political tasks the cities and counties should attach primary significance to and promote powerfully.
His historic conclusion enjoyed full support and approval of the entire participants.
The plenary meeting discussed the second agenda item "On thoroughly establishing the discipline of carrying out the assignments under the national economic plan".
He emphasized that all the Party organizations should intensify the struggle against the practices of weakening the organizing and executive ability of the Cabinet, the economic command of the country, and thoroughly orient and subordinate the party work to the implementation of the Party policies and thus have their fighting efficiency proved in the practical struggle for attaining the 12 major goals for the development of the national economy this year.
The meeting heard a report on measures to thoroughly establish the discipline of implementing the assignments under the national economic plan.
The plenary meeting discussed the third agenda item "On immediate issues arising in improving the financial work of the state".
Premier Kim Tok Hun made a report.
The report touched on urgent practical issues of providing a financial guarantee to the overall development of the socialist construction of Korean style including the issue on strengthening the financial foundation and discipline of the country, improving the bank services and establishing a scientific financial system of the state.
The plenary meeting held sectional study and consultation sessions to work out thoroughgoing and correct plans according to the policy of rural development presented by
The session of each section was guided by senior officials of the Party and the government.
At the study and consultation sessions divided into eight panels, innovative and enterprising opinions based on a deep study of relevant issues according to the basic idea of the historic conclusion were boldly raised and scientific measures taken and efficient plans whose feasibility was thoroughly examined worked out via serious discussion.
The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee finally deliberated the draft resolutions which reflected new goals of struggle for making fundamental changes and practical development in the agricultural production and the economic construction and the ways to attain them before presenting them to the plenary meeting for approval.
The plenary meeting adopted the developmental and prospective decision for brilliantly implementing the great programme of the socialist rural revolution with unanimous approval.
It also adopted an important issue for the economic development as a decision.
It decided on the issue of amending and supplementing some items of the decisions of the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee.
The plenary meeting discussed an organizational issue as its fourth agenda item.
Members and alternate members of the Central Committee of the WPK were recalled and by-elected.
A department director of the Central Committee of the WPK was appointed to fill the vacancy.
Leading officials of the government organs were dismissed and appointed.
He said the Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee held at the time of key importance in the development of the Korean revolution is of great significance in the struggle of the Party and people. With the current plenary meeting as a momentum, surer policies to definitely put the agriculture, one of the two fronts in the socialist economic construction, on a stable and sustainable track of development have been mapped out and a turning point to promote the overall prosperity of the state provided, he added.