Chief secretaries of the city and county Party committees, who received the respected General Secretary Kim Jong Un’s important instructions comprehensively dealing with valuable guidelines and policies for turning cities and counties across the country into strong fortresses of socialist construction and rich and civilized regional bases, are attending the short course, full of firm confidence and soaring enthusiasm.
The first short course for chief secretaries of the city and county Party committees continued on March 5.
In the third-day sitting, lectures were given to make the chief secretaries comprehensively and systematically understand once again the issues arising in consolidating the single-hearted unity of the Party and the revolutionary ranks in every way and providing efficient Party guidance for developing cities and counties in an independent and multilateral way.
Lectures were given by O Su Yong, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and secretary of economic affairs of the Party Central Committee, and Kim Jae Ryong, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and director of the Organizational Leadership Department of the Party Central Committee.
The lectures dealt with the issues on calling on the city and county Party committees to fortify the revolutionary position, the class position by renovating the Party’s organizational and ideological work and proficiently mobilize officials, Party members and other working people to carry out the decisions of the Party Congress.
Kim Jae Ryong gave a lecture on practical issues of the Party work arising in building up the ranks of cadres and Party ranks, improving the fighting efficiency of basic Party organizations, thoroughly embodying the Party’s people-first politics and preparing young people to be successors to the revolution and reserve force of the Party.
He gave a detailed explanation of the tasks facing the city and county Party committees in making agricultural workers revolutionary and working-class by prioritizing the Party work in rural communities, intensifying the work with primary officials and discharged soldiers in rural areas and developing in depth the three revolutions–ideological, technological and cultural–and the ways to this end.
He called for conducting in a fresh way political education for elevating the masses’ ideological and spiritual strength and creative zeal to meet the urgent demands of the times and the developing revolution and for improving the penetrability of ideology, the effectiveness of ideological work by enlisting all the forces of information and motivation of the Party.
The lecture also dealt with methodological matters for enhancing the role of the city and county Party organizations in developing the local economy and improving the people’s living standards.
O Su Yong in his lecture stressed that in order to turn every city and county into civilized and prosperous regional bases of socialist construction and developed regions retaining their inherent characteristics as specified in the general goal of our Party’s idea of giving importance to city and county and its line of strengthening them, the city and county Party committees and their chief secretaries should provide correct Party guidance and policy-oriented guidance to the economic work.
He explained in detail the measures for settling the problems of food supply for people and raw materials for light industry by giving priority to boosting agricultural production, animal husbandry and fishing which take the lion’s share in developing the economy of cities and counties.
Referring to the experience gained by the city and county Party committees which have achieved marked successes by encouraging farms to introduce scientific farming methods and correctly apply the socialist principle of distribution, he underscored the need to effectively guide the work for giving further momentum to the movement for increasing crop yields and consolidating the material and technological foundations of rural areas while giving priority to boosting the zeal of agricultural workers for production who are the masters of agricultural production.
He explained the ways for increasing consumer goods by revitalizing local industry factories in conformity with natural and geographical features in relevant areas and for sprucing up cities and counties and developing education, public health and sports.
In the lecture he stressed the need for all the chief secretaries of the city and county Party committees to strengthen the Party work to transform their cities and counties into revolutionary areas and fulfill their responsibilities and roles as organizers and standard-bearers in the struggle for developing the local economy and improving the people’s living standards, bearing deep in mind the heavy duty entrusted by the Party and the people to them.
Attending the lectures, which intensively dealt with the far-reaching plan of the Party Central Committee for strengthening cities and counties and the practical ways for materializing it, with positive and earnest attitude, the chief secretaries are acquiring methodologies and admirable experience effectively applicable to turning their areas into the ideal socialist villages, model counties.
Amid the continuation of the short course, their revolutionary enthusiasm to fully discharge their duty as the deputies of the glorious Party Central Committee and field political officials is getting stronger.
The short course continues.