Second-day Sitting of Eighth Congress of WPK Held
Pyongyang, January 7 (KCNA) -- Amid the elated spirit of the whole country at the news of the opening of the 8th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), there took place the second-day sitting of the congress on January 6.
Further rising is the enthusiasm of the participants in the congress who are listening to the report on the work of the Party Central Committee which deals with the strategic and tactical policies to bring about another step forward in the course of the overall development of Korean-style socialist construction.
The report given at the second-day sitting analyzed the situation of the transport, capital construction and building-materials industry, communications, commerce, land and environment protection, urban management, external economic relations and other major sectors and economic management field, and presented the goals and practical ways for making innovations and development in the relevant fields during a new five-year plan.
The report also referred to the solutions to making a tangible turn in improving the people's living standard by achieving planned and continuous growth of production in the fields of agriculture, light industry and fishing industry and by developing cities and counties in an independent and many-sided way.
It clarified again an important will to reliably protect the security of the country and people and the peaceful environment of the socialist construction by placing the state defence capabilities on a much higher level, and put forth goals for realizing it.
The report also put forward details of important tasks for promoting the sci-tech development of the country.
Carefully listening to the report, all the participants are making up their minds to strive for revolutionary work with a new confidence.
The report continues.