Xinhua News Agency, Pyongyang, February 10 (Reporter Hong Kerun Jiang Yaping) According to a report by the Korean Central News Agency on the 10th, the General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea Kim Jong-un made a report on the implementation of the issue at the second plenary meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea on the 9th. The programmatic report on the tasks of the first year of the National Five-Year Plan for Economic Development, and put forward the tasks for this year in the fields of economy and culture.
According to the report, Kim Jong-un proposed in the report that the aquatic products sector should actively fish and raise fish so that the people can eat more aquatic products; the post and telecommunications, land and environment, and urban management departments should provide the people with more convenient and civilized living conditions this year.
He said that the most urgent task at the moment is to take timely national measures to guarantee agricultural materials and to step up efforts to improve the agricultural production base in a planned way.
Kim Jong-un said that the success or failure of this year's economic work largely depends on the functions and roles of the national economic guidance agency. It is necessary to improve the overall economic guidance management and strengthen the cabinet-centric system and accountability system.
The second plenary meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea opened in Pyongyang on the 8th to discuss how to implement the strategic tasks and work plans for this year proposed at the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea in January.