April 21, 2021

Kim Jong Un pushes for ‘full-scale’ economic development across North Korea

DPRK leader orders city and county leaders to improve the local economy and increase political discipline

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pressed city and county leaders to initiate “full-scale” regional economic development and improve political discipline in their offices, state media reported on Thursday. 

The remarks came at the country’s first-ever “short course for chief secretaries of the city and county Party committees,” which began on Wednesday and will continue this week, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).