April 17, 2021
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14th SPA Standing Committee meets for 13th plenum

Date: 04/03/2021 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

The 13th Plenary Meeting of the Standing Committee of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK was held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, first vice-president of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and chairman of the Standing Committee of the SPA, presided over the plenary meeting.

It was attended by vice-chairmen Thae Hyong Chol and Pak Yong Il, Secretary General Ko Kil Son and members of the Standing Committee of the SPA.

Present there as observers were relevant officials of the SPA Standing Committee and the Cabinet.

Presented to the meeting as agenda items were the issues of adopting the DPRK law on social insurance and social security and the DPRK law on disinfection of imports and approving the national economic development plan of the DPRK for 2021 and the master plan for land development in the east coastal area.

An explanation was given at the meeting about the main contents of the law on social insurance and social security and the law on disinfection of imports examined by the SPA Legislation Committee.

The 90-provision law on social insurance and social security refers to the protection of the people's health and provision for them with stable and happy living conditions, specifying in detail the collection and expenditure of social insurance money, the organization, operation and duty of social insurance organ and others.

It also deals with principled matters arising in the observation and implementation of the law, including procedures for social security, organization and operation of social security organ, preferential treatment for meritorious persons and guidance and control over the work of social insurance and social security.

The law on disinfection of imports stipulates the matters arising in defending state security and reliably protecting the people's life by strictly establishing the system and order of disinfecting imports at border-crossing points and the contents of due penalties for violating the proceedings, method and order of disinfection of imports.

The meeting heard reports on the national economic development plan for 2021 and the master plan for land development in the east coastal area.

On the basis of in-depth study and full discussion of the agenda items, the plenary meeting adopted with unanimous approval the decrees of the SPA Standing Committee "On Adopting the DPRK Law on Social Insurance and Social Security", "On Adopting the DPRK Law on Disinfection of Imports", "On Approving the National Economic Development Plan of the DPRK for 2021" and "On Approving the Master Plan for Land Development in the East Coastal Area".

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