An enlarged plenary meeting of the DPRK Cabinet took place on Wednesday.
Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), vice-president of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and premier of the Cabinet, guided the meeting.
Vice-Premiers Pak Jong Gun and Yang Sung Ho and other members of the Cabinet attended the meeting.
Present there as observers were officials of organs under the Cabinet and ministries, chairpersons of provincial, city and county people's committees and officials of agricultural guidance organs and major industrial establishments.
The meeting reviewed the fulfillment of the third quarterly national economic plan for implementing the decisions of the fourth and fifth plenary meetings of the 8th WPK Central Committee and discussed the measures for carrying through the tasks set forth in the historic policy speech made by the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un at the 7th Session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly and successfully concluding this year's struggle.
Pak Jong Gun, vice-premier of the Cabinet and chairman of the State Planning Commission, made a report.
The reporter said that in the quarterly period, major industrial sectors and units actively mobilized the might of science and technology and the strength of talents and widely introduced new sci-tech achievements into production and management activities through the implementation of the national economic plans.
He analyzed and reviewed some deviations revealed in the implementation of the quarterly plans and called for intensifying the struggle against such wrong practices as expediency and irresponsibility in implementing the economic policy and, at the same time, steadily exploring and applying the methodology and art for making innovations in the work of each sector and unit.
He called for positively encouraging and amplifying the successes and experience gained in the quarterly period and thus making them greater development potential in the struggle to accomplish this year's economic plan.
Speeches were made at the meeting.
The meeting put the stress on the issue of unconditionally carrying out the production plan while pushing ahead with the repair and updating of production processes envisaged this year as scheduled, the issue of thoroughly observing the standards of material consumption per unit at ministries, national institutions and industrial establishments and the issue of attaching importance to quality indices in the review of the implementation of the plan.