Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) -- The 7th Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) was held at the People's Palace of Culture Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Congress reviewed the successes and experience gained after the 6th Congress and discussed tasks and ways for all the trade union organizations to creditably discharge their mission and duty as the reliable assistants and supporters of the Party in thoroughly carrying out the decisions made at the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).
Present there were delegates who were elected at conferences of the provincial trade unions.
Officials of the party, administrative and armed forces organs and a delegation of the Union of Korean Teachers in Japan attended the congress as observers.
The Congress approved the following agenda items:
On the review of the work of the Central Committee of the GFTUK.
On the review of the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK.
On the revision of the rules of the GFTUK.
On the election of the central leadership organ of the GFTUK.
Conveyed at the congress was a letter "The Duty of the Working Class of
Introduced there were congratulatory messages and letters sent by trade union organizations and figures of political and social circles of different countries and international bodies on the occasion of the 7th Congress of the GFTUK.
Also introduced there was a joint congratulatory message sent by the Labor Headquarters of the South Side Committee for Implementing the June 15 Joint Declaration.
Ju Yong Gil, chairman of the Central Committee of the GFTUK, made a report on the first agenda item.
The reporter said that
Over the past period since the 6th Congress of the GFTUK, the organization has been further strengthened into the one of the leader and the party and it was the proud days in which the organization successfully performed its mission and duty in the grand revolutionary advance for ushering in the new era of the Juche revolution, the Songun revolution, the reporter noted.
He called on the GFTUK to play its role as dependable assistant and defender of the Party in the drive for implementing the tasks set forth at the 7th Congress of the WPK true to the letter sent by
The head of the delegation of the Union of Korean Teachers in Japan made a congratulatory speech.
It was followed by speeches on the first agenda item.
A decision on the first agenda item was adopted.
Sin Pong Ryol, chairman of the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK, made a report on the second agenda item.
The third agenda item was discussed.
A decision on the revision of the rules of the GFTUK was adopted.
Then there was a discussion on the fourth agenda item.
The congress elected the Central Committee and the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK.
A decision of the First Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the GFTUK was made public.
Ju Yong Gil was elected chairman of the C.C., GFTUK and Choe Su Dong, Pong Won Ik, Han U Phal, Kim Tong Son, Choe Pong Man, Rim Chang Bok, Ri Chol Jun and Kim Song Su were elected its vice-chairmen.
Department directors of the C.C, GFTUK and the editor-in-chief of Rodongja Sinmun, the organ of the C.C, GFTUK, were appointed.
The results of the election of the chairman and vice-chairmen of the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK held at the First Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK were made public. -0-