January 25, 2021

Politburo discusses developing chemical industry, Pyongyang housing construction

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's appearance marks only his third since early April

Correction at 10:10 KST, June 9: This article has been amended to reflect the apparent mistranslation in the English versions of the Rodong Sinmun and KCNA articles regarding the date of the meeting.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided a ruling party Political Bureau meeting held over the weekend, state media reported Monday, discussing issues of developing the country's chemical industry and building apartments in Pyongyang.