July 01, 2022

N.Korean leader rebukes Party committees for incompetence

Kim Jong Un calls on Party committees to eliminate 'administrative, bureaucratic tendencies'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reprimanded parts of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) Primary Committees for incompetence and “defeatism”, the North’s state-run media outlets reported on Monday.

Speaking at the first Conference of Chairpersons of the Primary Committees of the WPK held in Pyongyang from December 23 to 25, Kim made a speech entitled “on strengthening the Primary Party Committees”. The North Korean leader suggested ways of improving their work after earlier "mutual criticism" on December 24.