/ WPK General Secretary Kim Jong Un's
Revolutionary Activities
Report on 6th Enlarged Plenary Meeting of 8th CC, WPK
  The Sixth Enlarged Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea was held at the headquarters of the Party Central Committee, the supreme staff of revolution, between December 26 and 31, Juche 111(2022).
  The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the WPK, was present at the meeting.
  Attending the meeting were 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 Party Central Committee, and members and alternate members of the Party Central Committee. Also on hand as observers were officials of the departments of the Party Central Committee and leading officials of the ministries, national agencies, provincial-level guidance organs, cities, counties and major industrial establishments.
  The meeting presidium was formed with members of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee.
  The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK authorized Kim Jong Un to preside over the meeting.
  Kim Jong Un appreciated that the WPK has increased the enthusiasm of the whole Party and the entire people for struggle while enduring the difficult hardships and pain equivalent to its 10-year struggle and thus advanced the socialist construction more powerfully and widely. It is the most precious experience to have correctly understood the peculiarity of the internal and external circumstances of the Korean revolution and confirmed its principles and methodology and orientation of advance in the course, he said.
  Kim Jong Un declared the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee open, saying that the meeting should become an occasion of opening up a broad avenue for development of the state and giving a greater confidence and optimism to the people by indicating the path of a new leap forward and mapping out the correctest and most effective strategy on the basis of the experiences, lessons and practical advance accumulated and made through the stubborn struggle of 2022 and the members of the central leadership organ of the Party should display their high responsibility and activity for the purpose.
  The plenary meeting presented the following agenda items.
  1. On Summing Up the Implementation of Major Party and State Policies for 2022 and the Plan of Work for 2023
  2. Organizational Issue
  3. On the Results of the Implementation of the State Budget for 2022 and the State Budget for 2023
  4. On Strengthening the Party Guidance to the Revolutionary Schools
  5. On the Five-Point Line of Party Building in the New Era
  The plenary meeting passed the agenda items presented with unanimous approval.
  The plenary meeting discussed the first agenda item "On Summing Up the Implementation of Major Party and State Policies for 2022 and the Plan of Work for 2023".
  Kim Jong Un made a report on the first agenda item.
  In the report he estimated the achievements made in 2022 by the Party and the people that have continued to make powerful development even in the arduous struggle in firm unity.
  He also said remarkable successes and progress were made in the activities of the WPK and in strengthening itself.
  The report made an analysis of the dramatic changes made in the strengthening of the national defence capability and the struggle against the enemy.
  It reviewed the tangible achievements made in the economic construction and the cultural construction.
  Kim Jong Un said 2023 is a year of important occasion in the course of development of our socialism and the history of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, when we should carry out the tasks of the third year of key importance in fulfilling the five-year plan presented by the Eighth Party Congress and commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Fatherland Liberation War and the 75th founding anniversary of the DPRK. He presented the general direction of the work for the New Year to provide a decisive guarantee for carrying out the five-year plan by further expanding and developing the all-people struggle to open up a new phase in socialist construction.
  He called for making an all-out dash for attaining the goals and carrying out new prospective tasks this year by doubling the fighting spirit of 2022, making 2023 a year of great change which will be clearly recorded in the course of development of the DPRK.
  Kim Jong Un put forward the tasks to ensure the stable development of the national economy and bring about a substantial change in the improvement of the people's living.
  The report defined 2023 needing higher goals and huge tasks to carry out the five-year plan for national economic development as a year of big stride in the national economic development and a year of hitting the targets of key importance in boosting the production, fulfilling the strategy of readjustment and reinforcement and improving the people's living. It set forth the main task of the economic work to finish the plan of readjustment and reinforcement decided by the Party Congress in the main while revitalizing the production in all the fields and units.
  Kim Jong Un ardently and militantly called upon the workers, scientists and technicians in core sector who are playing an important role in the successful development of the national economy to tide over the difficulties of the revolution by their own efforts with the fighting spirit and banner in the 1960s and the 1970s once again.
  The report set the economic indexes and 12 major goals to be attained in all sectors of the national economy in the new year as main targets and indicated the ways to hit them in detail. It underscored the need to put the main stress of operation and guidance on orienting the plan for 2023 to implementing the medium- and long-term strategy of the economic development.
  The report raised the substantial change in the people's living as a political task our Party attaches the greatest importance to and promotes with much effort and presented specific tasks and ways to be thoroughly prioritized in the agricultural sector.
  It touched on having a correct understanding of the importance of science and technology, the motive power for developing the national economy and improving the people's living, and thoroughly maintaining the Party's principle of attaching importance to science and technology and giving priority to them. It also clarified the innovative orientation to develop the science and technology of the country onto a new high stage.
  The report dealt with the principles and ways to expand the successes and experiences made in all fields of building the socialist culture including education and public health in the course of struggle in 2022 and overcome the deviations.
  The report made clear the crucial political decision on putting spurs to the strengthening of the self-reliant defence capability on the basis of an analysis of the present situation of the inter-Korean relations and the external challenges seriously threatening the regional peace and security.
  Emphasizing the importance of strengthening the nuclear forces, the report said: Our nuclear forces regard it as their first duty to deter a war and defend peace and stability. But they will perform their second mission in case of failure in containment. The second mission is surely something other, not defence.
  The report presented a task to develop another intercontinental ballistic missile system whose basic mission is a prompt ability of nuclear counterattack according to the strategy and attempt of the WPK and the DPRK government for strengthening the nuclear forces to firmly defend the absolute dignity, sovereignty and right to existence of the DPRK.
  Now the south Korean puppets are undoubtedly our clear enemy as they label our state the "principal enemy" and openly talk about "war preparations". The present situation emphasizes the importance and necessity of the mass-production of tactical nuclear weapons and calls for increasing the quantity of nuclear bombs of the country at an exponential rate, the report said and clarified the 2023 revolutionary strategy for development of the nuclear forces and national defence with it as the main direction.
  It said the National Aerospace Development Administration will push ahead with the preparations for the reconnaissance satellite and carrier-projectile under way at the final stage and thus launch the first military satellite of the DPRK in the shortest time.
  The report put forward an important task to strengthen the politico-ideological, military and technological might of the People's Army, the driving force of propelling the national defence capability.
  The report highly appreciated the devotion and merits of the workers, scientists and officials in the field of munitions industry who have wonderfully carried out the tasks of major national defence policy presented by the Party through the super-tension struggle for production and scientific research throughout the year. And it presented the targets for development and production of arms and equipment to be hit in the new year.
  The report made clear the main tasks for the field of affairs toward south Korea and the external sector on the basis of an analysis of the external circumstances of the Korean revolution.
  It also clarified specific orientation to cope with the United States and the enemy on going over to an actual action of making our physical strength more reliable and certain on the principle of struggle against the enemy like strength for strength and frontal outcome. It gave a warning to those countries which started to usurp the sacred dignity and sovereignty of our state, chiming in with the alliance strategy of the United States.
  In the report Kim Jong Un clarified important issues to consolidate and develop our state and social system and give full play to its superiority and might.
  He wound up his three-day report by ardently calling for powerfully demonstrating all over the world how the WPK responsible for the destiny of the country and people would overcome the difficulties and achieve a greater victory in the New Year's struggle.
  All the participants expressed support and approval to his report.
  The meeting listened to the proposal of Premier Kim Tok Hun on some issues arising in improving and strengthening the whole of the state affairs including the economy and there were speeches and written speeches of leading officials in different sectors.
  There were two-day sectional study and discussion to map out thorough and correct plans for carrying out the huge tasks for 2023 in a scientific and detailed way on the basis of the idea and spirit of the important report of Kim Jong Un.
  Senior officials of the Party and the government guided the sectional study and and discussion.
  The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee made a final deliberation of the opinions on the draft resolution, examined the deliberation on the state budget for the New Year and discussed an issue on taking crucial measures to develop major fields of the national economy.
  The plenary meeting adopted the resolution on the first agenda item with unanimous approval.
  It discussed an organizational issue as its second agenda item.
  Members and alternate members of the Central Committee of the WPK were recalled and by-elected.
  Members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK were recalled and by-elected.
  A Secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK was discharged and by-elected.
  A Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK was recalled and by-elected.
  A Vice-Chairman of the Central Inspection Commission of the WPK was recalled and by-elected.
  Department Directors and First Deputy Department Director of the Central Committee of the WPK were discharged and appointed.
  Chief Secretaries of the Provincial Party Committees were discharged and appointed.
  Senior officials of the government organs were discharged and appointed. 
  Some commanding officers of the armed forces organs were discharged and appointed.
  Discussing the third agenda item, the plenary meeting made a final deliberation on the results of the implementation of the state budget for 2022 and the state budget for 2023 raised by the group of deliberating on the state budget after examination and approved its presentation to the Eighth Session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly.
  The plenary meeting discussed the fourth agenda item "On Strengthening the Party Guidance to the Revolutionary Schools" and carried the decision concerned with unanimous approval.
  It discussed the fifth agenda item "On the Five-Point Line of Party Building in the New Era".
  Kim Jong Un made a report on the fifth agenda item.
  He said that if the five-point direction based on the theory of party building in the new era is confirmed as the WPK's line of party building, the WPK will be able to perform its sacred mission and responsibility for the people forever while consistently maintaining and strengthening its character and nature. And he courteously proposed the plenary meeting that the direction of party building in the new era representing the will of the whole Party be officially adopted as the line of the Party.
  The decision on adopting the five-point orientation based on the original party-building idea and theory of Kim Jong Un as the WPK's line of party building in the new era was adopted with unanimous approval amid the thunderous applause.
  Kim Jong Un made a closing address.
  He declared the plenary meeting closed, expressing the firm belief that the decisions of the plenary meeting will be implemented properly and conducive to making practical changes thanks to the high loyalty to the Party, revolutionary character and devotion of the entire participants and the new heyday of development of the Party and revolution be infinitely ushered in.