Report on Second Plenary Meeting of Eighth Central Committee of WPK
  The Second Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea was held between February 8 and 11, Juche 110(2021) amid the great expectation and concern of the entire Party members and other people who have vigorously turned out in the new revolutionary march in hearty response to the fighting program presented at the Eighth Party Congress.
  Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, guided the meeting.
  Present at the meeting were members and alternate members of the Central Committee of the WPK.
  Also on hand as on-line observers were deputy department directors concerned of the Party Central Committee, leading Party and administrative officials of the commissions, ministries and national agencies, senior officials of the provincial-level guiding organs, chief secretaries of the City and County Party Committees and leading Party and administrative officials of major industrial establishments.
  Upon the authorization of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee, Kim Jong Un presided over the plenary meeting.
  Before discussing agenda items, Kim Jong Un referred to the main purport of the convocation of the current plenary meeting of the Party Central Committee.
  He stressed the need for the Party Central Committee to further increase the high enthusiasm of the masses sympathized with the idea and spirit of the Eighth Party Congress and powerfully lead them to the implementation of the decisions of the Party Congress, thus giving the Party organizations and members a weapon of materialized practice and innovation that can bring about the real changes and progress from the first year of implementing the five-year plan .
  He said it is necessary to make a serious study of some issues arising in thoroughly overcoming the negative factors hampering the socialist construction at present, further consolidating the Party organizationally and ideologically and enhancing the militant function and role of the Party organizations, before proposing agenda items to be discussed at the plenary meeting.
  The plenary meeting decided on the agenda items presented with a unanimous approval.
  1. On thoroughly carrying out the first-year tasks of the five-year plan presented at the Eighth Party Congress
  2. On further intensifying the struggle against anti-socialist and non-socialist practices throughout the society
  3. On revising the collection of slogans of the Party Central Committee
  4. On examining the "explanation of the rules of the WPK"
  5. Organizational issue
  The first agenda item was discussed at the plenary meeting.
  Kim Jong Un made the important report on the first agenda item under the title "On Carrying Through the Tasks for the First Year of the Five-Year Plan Presented at the Eighth Party Congress".
  In the report, first of all, he touched on organizing well the first year's economic work for carrying out the new five-year plan for national economic development.
  He mentioned the issue on conducting efficiently the operations for expanding the productivity and foundation while organizing this year's economic work.
  He stressed the need to pay special attention to attaching importance to talented personnel in organizing this year's economic work and training the scientific and technological personnel, managerial personnel and Party officials in all fields.
  He mentioned importantly the need to intensify the struggle for putting an end to the specialization and egocentricity of the units throughout the whole Party, state and society while doing the work in the first year for implementing the decisions made at the Party Congress.
  He touched on organizing the economic work this year in the direction of giving full play to the potentiality of the self-supporting economy and stabilizing the people's living to the maximum while thoroughly maintaining the state emergency anti-epidemic discipline.
  Next, Kim Jong Un, in his report, put forward some tasks to be carried out in the sectors of the national economy this year.
  He emphasized that the light industry field playing a big role in solving the problems of food, clothing and housing for the people should increase the production of consumer goods and light industry goods to the maximum by mobilizing all the potentials. He defined it as the main work for this year to localize and recycle raw materials, recover the original performance of the equipment, make new productivity and revitalize the local industry and the General Bureau of the Tanchon Area Mining Industry.
  In the report Kim Jong Un underscored the need to carry out this year's plan for agricultural production unconditionally.
  He referred to the tasks to be carried out in the fields of science and culture.
  He put forward crucial tasks to be carried out in the field of public health to make a remarkable improvement this year.
  The report importantly emphasized that the People's Army, the munitions industry field, the field of the work related to south Korea and the field of external affairs should thoroughly implement the goal of struggle and work plans confirmed this year for implementing the decisions of the Eighth Party Congress without an inch of deflection.
  In the report Kim Jong Un specially mentioned the tasks to innovatively improve the economic work by decisively enhancing the function and role of the state economic guidance organs.
  He repeatedly underlined the need to decisively enhance the responsibility and role of the economic officials.
  He also presented tasks to guarantee the implementation of the national economic plan by law.
  He importantly referred to concentrating the efforts of the Party work on carrying out this year's tasks.
  The report stressed that it is very important to enhance the role of the Party organizations of the Cabinet, ministries and national agencies in carrying out this year's economic tasks with success.
  Concluding the report he made for three consecutive days, Kim Jong Un said the current plenary meeting was convened at very timely and necessary time to the effect that wrong parts have been corrected from the stage of planning a year's work and very big jobs for the people have been confirmed anew and to the effect that the ideological maladies including passivism and self-protectionism latent among officials could be found out and corrected.
  He expressed the expectation that all staff members of the central leadership organ of the Party would correctly confirm this year's plan of work through the sectional consultative meetings. And he called for making the plenary meeting a significant occasion of giving greater confidence and courage to the whole Party members and all other people who have turned out to implement the decisions made at the Eighth Party Congress.
  Speeches on the first agenda item were made by Kim Tok Hun, Premier of the Cabinet; Ma Jong Son, Minister of Chemical Industry; U Sang Chol, Director of the Central Public Prosecutors Office; and Jo Yong Won, Secretary of the Party Central Committee.
  The speakers mentioned that General Secretary Kim Jong Un, in his report, comprehensively indicated the tasks of struggle to be carried out by the whole Party and the entire people this year and seriously analyzed and criticized the shortcomings that they have failed to apply the idea and spirit of the Party Congress correctly from the work of mapping out plans.
  At the plenary meeting there were sectional consultative meetings for mapping out draft resolution on the first agenda item.
  The meeting heard a report on the synthesis of supplementary opinions raised in the course of working out draft resolution at the sectional consultative meetings.
  The draft resolution mapped out through the sectional consultative meetings was recognized to be correctly applying the strategic tasks and policies presented by the Party Congress and fully reflecting the scientific accuracy, reality and mobilization of the orientation of work and goals of struggle in all sectors this year.
  The plenary meeting adopted the resolution on the first agenda item "On Carrying Through the Tasks for the First Year of the Five-Year Plan Presented at the Eighth Party Congress" with a unanimous approval.
  The plenary meeting discussed the second agenda item "On Further Intensifying the Struggle against Anti-Socialism and Non-Socialism throughout the Society".
  Kim Jong Un made a report on the second agenda item.
  In the report he said that in the new stage of development the Korean revolution calls for further strengthening the struggle against the anti-socialist and non-socialist practices than ever before. He clarified his revolutionary will and determination to apply a drastic remedy to the malignant cancer threatening our ideology and system and hindering the single-minded unity.
  He said all the officials should clearly bear in mind that when they wage the struggle against anti-socialism and non-socialism inactively and only with words, they can no longer terminate it but they themselves and our people have to pay for it dearly. He emphasized that they should do their responsibility and duty in the struggle for mercilessly deterring and sweeping away the anti-socialist and non-socialist practices in their sectors and units and consolidating and developing Korean-style socialism, for the sake of the destiny of the country, the people and the rising generations.
  The plenary meeting adopted the resolution on the second agenda item "On Further Intensifying the Struggle against Anti-Socialism and Non-Socialism throughout the Society" with unanimous approval.
  The plenary meeting discussed the third agenda item "On Revising the Collection of Slogans of the Party Central Committee".
  A report was made on the revision of the collection of slogans of the Party Central Committee.
  The plenary meeting admitted that since the collection of slogans of the Party Central Committee was revised as political slogans which intensively represented the line, strategy and tactics and political idea to be consistently maintained by the Party, it will fully discharge its mission as an ideological weapon to defend the idea, undying revolutionary exploits and absolute authority of the leader, preserve the revolutionary character of the Party and victoriously advance the socialist cause. And it adopted a decision on defining the revised collection of slogans as the collection of slogans of the Party Central Committee.
  The plenary meeting discussed the fourth agenda item "On Examining the 'Explanation of the Rules of the Workers' Party of Korea'".
  Kim Jong Un explained the purport of examining the "Explanation of the Rules of the Workers' Party of Korea" at the plenary meeting.
  The plenary meeting adopted a decision on defining the draft collection of explanation of the Party rules as the collection of explanation of the rules of the WPK.
  It examined the fifth agenda item "Organizational Issue".
  Members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee were recalled and by-elected.
  Ri Son Gwon was by-elected member of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee.
  Kim Song Nam was by-elected alternate member of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee.
  Secretary of the Party Central Committee was elected.
  O Su Yong was elected Secretary and Director of the Economic Affairs Department of the Party Central Committee.
  Members and alternate members of the Party Central Committee were recalled and by-elected.
  Kim Jong Un concluded the plenary meeting.
  He said the Second Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee finished with success the discussion of all the agenda items presented. He expressed thanks to the members of central leadership organ of the Party for having participated in the discussion of the Party and state affairs with tense and sincere attitude for four days and said it is a manifestation of their will to solemnly and strictly implement the pledge they made before the people and thus do the heavy duty given by the times and revolution.
  He said all members of the central leadership organ of the Party should value the decision of the plenary meeting as their lives and make all efforts to implement it unconditionally and thoroughly. Saying it is the time for our loyalty to be examined by our beloved people, Kim Jong Un ardently called upon all to turn out in the revolution for implementing the grand fighting program of the Party with redoubled efforts and courage.