On the 26th April, , the Workers’ Party of Korea Political Bureau publicized its decision on opening the 7th Party Congress on the 6th May 2016. On 30 October 2015, the Political Bureau of the CC WPK announced that the 7th Congress is to be held in early May 2016. At the difference of previous congress, no foreign guests are attending this event.
According to “Rodong Sinmun”, The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) on Tuesday made public the following decision on opening the Seventh Congress of the WPK:
The provincial conferences of the Workers’ Party of Korea took place successfully at an emotion-charged time when the might of the great Paektusan nation led by First Secretary of the WPK Kim Jong Un is displayed on the highest level and all the servicepersons and people of the country are stepping up the 70-day campaign of loyalty at the final stage.
- Are we going to see new people in the North Korean leadership?
- Are old leaders going to disappear?
- Who are going to be future leaders of North Korea?
- Do we will face with the creation of new political organizations?
Chronology of Party Congress
|1. WPK Congress||28-30 august 1946|
|2. WPK Congress||27-30 march 1948|
|3. WPK Congress||23-29 april 1956|
|4. WPK Congress||11-18 september 1961|
|5. WPK Congress||2-13 november 1970|
|6. WPK Congress||10-14 october 1980|
The conferences proudly reviewed the victorious course the provincial committees of the WPK had covered under the wise guidance of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il after its Sixth Congress and elected new leadership bodies of the provincial party committees.
The conferences elected as a delegate to the Seventh Congress of the WPK respected Comrade Kim Jong Un who has strengthened the WPK into the great Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist party and enhanced its leading ability in every way, fully displaying the dignity and might of Juche Korea.
They elected and nominated as delegates and observers to the WPK Seventh Congress those officials and other party members, who have fully displayed their intense loyalty and patriotic devotion to the development of the Party and the building of a thriving nation, and strikingly demonstrated the unshakable faith and iron will of all party members and people to accomplish the revolutionary cause of Juche started on Mt. Paektu, following Kim Jong Un under the unfurled flags bearing the immortal smiling images of the great leaders.
The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK decides to open the Seventh Congress of the WPK in Pyongyang on May 6, 2016.