Character, Duty and Ultimate Aim of the State
The DPRK is the socialist country of Juche where the ideas and leadership of President
It is an independent socialist state representing the interests of the Korean people. In other words, it represents the interests of all the Koreans, including those in the north and south and overseas, and it is a country which has been built by the masses themselves and run according to their demands and will, a country in which the masses are the masters of everything and everything serves them.
It is the main revolutionary tasks facing the DPRK Government to strengthen the people’s power, to achieve the complete victory of socialism by dynamically carrying out the three revolutions – ideological, technological and cultural, and to reunify the country on the principles of independence, peaceful reunification and great national unity.
Under the leadership of the Workers’ Party of Korea the Korean people, closely united around Marshal
Socialist Constitution of the DPRK
With the development of socialist construction in the country, the Socialist Constitution of the DPRK was adopted on December 27, Juche 61 (1972).
The Socialist Constitution was amended and supplemented at the Fifth Session of the 12th Supreme People’s Assembly held on April 13, Juche 101 (2012). It codifies the Juche-oriented ideas of President
It stipulates that
The Seventh Session of the 12th SPA held on April 1, Juche 102 (2013) amended and supplemented the preamble of the Socialist Constitution, that the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun where
It also stipulates the principles and ways of politics, the economy, culture and national defence, the fundamental rights and duties of citizens and the composition, duties and activity principles of State organs.
The Socialist Constitution consists of the preamble, seven chapters and 172 articles.