General Secretary February 7, 2023
Kim Jong Un guides enlarged meeting of WPK Central Military Commission
The Fourth Enlarged Meeting of the Eighth Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea took place at the office building of the Central Committee of the WPK on February 6 amid the soaring militant spirit and fighting enthusiasm of the Korean People's Army to firmly guarantee the dynamic advance of the Korean-style socialist cause with matchless military muscle.
Present there were vice-chairmen Ri Pyong Chol and Ri Yong Gil and members of the Central Military Commission of the WPK.
Attending it as observers were commanders of the KPA services, commanding officers of its corps and major units, commanding officers of the Ministry of National Defence and other armed forces organs, leading officials in the defence science research field and cadres of the Department of the Munitions Industry and other relevant departments of the WPK Central Committee.
The enlarged meeting discussed in depth the major military and political tasks for 2023 and the long-term issues concerning the orientation for army building.
It studied and discussed a series of practical tasks for bringing about a great change in the military and political work, including the issue of taking a step concerning the machinery to fundamentally improve and strengthen military affairs, the issue of constantly expanding and intensifying the operation and combat drills of the KPA to cope with the prevailing situation and more strictly perfecting the preparedness for war, and the issue of modifying some articles of the internal regulations of the army as required by the developing reality, and then adopted relevant decisions.
The KPA commanding officers and all the participants hardened their resolve to fulfil their important obligations in implementing the Party's military policy, looking up to