Today: Tuesday, 21 May 2024 year

Kim Jong-un will send an army to the “village”.

Kim Jong-un will send an army to the “village”.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held the fifth enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) of the eighth convocation, which discussed the issues of sending soldiers to construction sites throughout the country, the tasks of the army to implement the party’s plan for rural development, reports the Central Telegraph agency of the DPRK (CTAC).

It is reported that the meeting determined the directions of action and specific tasks of the army to accelerate the development of the village, local construction, as well as projects for the mobilization of soldiers to carry out these tasks.

Kim Jong-un noted that for the prosperity of the state in the face of challenges and difficulties, more efforts are required from the army.

“The Secretary General noted that the army, of course, should become the subject of struggle and an example in the construction of a socialist village … every year without fail to create real objects of prosperity that delight the people,” the CTAC statement says.

Earlier it was reported that amid reports of a deteriorating food situation in North Korea, from February 26 to March 1, an expanded meeting of the seventh plenum of the Central Committee (CC) of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) of the eighth convocation was held, where the results of the implementation of the program for the “revolution in the countryside” were discussed. for 2022 and current tasks for the current year.

At the plenum, Kim Jong-un delivered a closing speech on the “urgent tasks” in agriculture for this year and the long-term goals for the development of the industry. He ordered to eliminate factors negatively affecting agriculture, increase crop yields, improve the irrigation system and supply the latest agricultural equipment.

It was also reported about the start of construction of a new street in Pyongyang, the construction of housing for 10,000 apartments in the Hwaseong metropolitan area.