The second-day sitting of the 5th Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea took place at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on September 29.
Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, attended the meeting to clarify the administrative policy of the DPRK government.
When the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un came out to the venue of the meeting, all the participants gave him a standing ovation, breaking into thunderous cheers as a token of their deep reverence for him who represents all victories of the country and its great dignity, and who advanced the state-building idea and line based on the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and ushers in a glorious era of our state-first era, a new, great era of building a thriving nation, on this land with his seasoned and experienced leadership.
He delivered a historic policy speech “On the Orientation of Present Struggle for a Fresh Development of Socialist Construction”.
Carefully listening to the important policy speech of him wisely clarifying the policy tasks of the Party and the DPRK government for bringing the Korean-style socialist construction onto a new stage of development and providing the people with better conditions for a happy, cultured life with his brilliant wisdom and through his energetic ideological and theoretical activities, the deputies to the SPA and observers expressed their full support with their enthusiastic applause, being overwhelmed by great excitement.
When Kim Jong Un finished his speech, they burst into stormy cheers again.
They extended the highest glory and respect to him who indicated the correct path for bringing earlier a new victory of socialist construction by breaking through all challenges and difficulties, while faithfully carrying forward and developing the independent ideas on state building and exploits of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il.
They hardened their firm pledge to contribute to ushering in an era of vigorous advance and dynamism by fulfilling their heavy responsibilities and missions they have assumed before the state and the people, upholding the great struggle policy for the overall development of the DPRK as a banner of invincibility.
At the second-day sitting of the session, deputies Jon Hyon Chol, Ri Hang Gol, Choe Hui Thae, Kim Chol Ha, Hwang Man Bok and Paek On made speeches on the first, second and third agenda items.
They stressed that the law on development of city and county and the law on provision of education of young people to be newly enacted and the law on the plan of national economy to be amended and supplemented are of important significance in realizing the idea and intention of the WPK to turn the country into the most dignified one with a bright future in the world and into a powerful socialist nation where the people enjoy every blessing.
When the cities and counties turn into the strong fortresses for the overall development of the country and all the people come to be responsible for the education of the youth and the planned and balanced development of the national economy is ensured, the Juche character and independence of our socialist country will become stronger and the advance of the revolution towards a new victory accelerate, they added.
Saying the drafted laws, amendments and supplements clarify in detail the principle and requirements arising in legalizing and consolidating the successes and experience gained in the struggle for implementing the new fighting programme set forth at the 8th Congress of the Party, the speakers expressed full support for them.
The session adopted the ordinances of the DPRK SPA “On adopting the law of the DPRK on development of city and county”, “On adopting the law of the DPRK on provision of education of young people” and “On amending and supplementing the law of the DPRK on the plan of the national economy” with the unanimous approval of the deputies.
The session discussed the fifth agenda item and adopted the decision of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly “On renaming the Air Koryo Administration of the DPRK the National Aviation Administration of the DPRK” with the unanimous approval of the deputies.
The session discussed the organizational matter as its sixth agenda item.
It recalled and by-elected a vice-president and members of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK.
Upon the authorization by the President of the State Affairs of the DPRK, Pak Pong Ju was recalled from the vice-presidency of the SAC at the request of deputy Choe Ryong Hae, first vice-president of the SAC and chairman of the SPA Standing Committee.
Kim Jae Ryong, Ri Man Gon, Kim Hyong Jun, Ri Pyong Chol and deputies Kim Su Gil, Kim Jong Gwan, Kim Jong Ho and Choe Son Hui were recalled from the membership of the SAC.
Deputy Kim Tok Hun was by-elected as vice-president of the State Affairs Commission.
Jo Yong Won, Pak Jong Chon and deputies O Su Yong, Ri Yong Gil, Jang Jong Nam, Kim Song Nam and Kim Yo Jong were by-elected as members of the SAC.
Vice-chairman and members of the SPA Standing Committee were recalled and by-elected.
Upon the authorization by the WPK Central Committee, deputy Thae Hyong Chol was recalled from the vice-chairmanship of the SPA Standing Committee and deputy Pak Myong Chol from the membership of the SPA Standing Committee. Deputy Kang Yun Sok was by-elected as vice-chairman of the SPA Standing Committee and deputies Mun Chol, Pak In Chol, Han Jong Hyok, Kim Jong Sun and Maeng Kyong Il were by-elected as members of the SPA Standing Committee.
Cha Myong Nam was by-elected as President of the Central Court of the DPRK.
Members of committees of the SPA were recalled and by-elected.
Deputy Jang Jong Nam was by-elected as chairman of the Legislation Committee of the SPA and deputies U Sang Chol, An Kum Chol and Kim Sung Chan were by-elected as its members.
Deputy Kim Song Nam was by-elected as chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the SPA and deputies Kim Song Ryong, Kim Ho Chol, So Ho Won and Kim Song Ho were by-elected as its members.
Deputy O Su Yong was by-elected as chairman of the Budget Committee of the SPA and deputies Ri Jae Nam, Pak Ji Min and Kim Chang Nam were by-elected as its members.
Choe Ryong Hae made a closing address.
The 5th Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly was held amid the display of extraordinary revolutionary consciousness and fervent enthusiasm of the participants to perform their heavy responsibilities and duties as representatives of the people and leading personnel of the revolution in the sacred struggle for comprehensively developing the Korean-style socialism.