Pyongyang, September 22 (KCNA) -- The 16th Meeting of the Political Bureau of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) took place at the office building of the WPK Central Committee on September 20. Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, attended the meeting. Present there were members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee. The meeting heard a report on the result of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un’s official goodwill visit to the Russian Federation. Upon authorization of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, Kim Song Nam, department director of the C.C., WPK, made a report on General Secretary Kim Jong Un’s visit to the Russian Federation. The report informed of the detailed fact that Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, visited various regions of the Russian Federation from September 12 to 17 at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. It also referred to the fact that the recent visit put the DPRK-Russia relations on a new strategic level in response to the demand of the new era and brought a radical change in the world geo-political situation. The report analyzed the significance of Kim Jong Un's visit to the Russian Federation and introduced the long-term plans for developing the DPRK-Russia relations. The Political Bureau of the C.C., WPK highly appreciated that Kim Jong Un's visit to the Russian Federation attained the desired results, and warmly congratulated his successful foreign tour. Kim Jong Un extended deep thanks to the Political Bureau for its high appreciation and expressed his firm will to faithfully carry out the honorable duty for the country and its people. Arranging the work to actively implement constructive measures for further strengthening the traditional DPRK-Russia good neighborly and cooperative ties and further activating the bilateral relations in all fields and developing them onto a new high level at the practical stage for consolidating the successes made in the visit, he stressed the need to strengthen close contacts and cooperation among relevant fields of the two countries to expand and develop cooperation in every field in an all-round way and thus make a substantial contribution to the promotion of the well-being of their peoples. The Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee discussed a series of ways for practically and comprehensively applying the successes made by the General Secretary through his external activities.