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North Korea is also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The top positions in the government and the Korean Workers' Party continue to be held by deceased leaders Kim Il Sung (died 8 Jul 1994) and Kim Jong Il (died 17 Dec 2011), designating them as "eternal" leaders.
  • Eternal Pres.
    KIM Il Sung
  • Eternal Gen. Sec., Korean Workers' Party (KWP)
    KIM Jong Il
  • Chairman, KWP
    KIM Jong Un
  • Chmn., State Affairs Commission (SAC)
    KIM Jong Un
  • Vice Chmn., SAC
    CHOE Ryang Hae
  • Vice Chmn., SAC
    HWANG Pyong So
  • Vice Chmn., SAC
    PAK Pong Ju
  • Member, SAC
    CHOE Pu Il
  • Member, SAC
    KIM Ki Nam
  • Member, SAC
    KIM Won Hong
  • Member, SAC
    KIM Yong Chol
  • Member, SAC
    PAK Yong Sik
  • Member, SAC
    RI Man Gon
  • Member, SAC
    RI Su Yong
  • Member, SAC
    RI Yong Ho
  • Min. of State Security (under Kim Jong Un's direct control)
    KIM Won Hong
  • Min. of People's Security (under Kim Jong Un's direct control)
    CHOE Pu Il
  • Supreme Cdr., Korean People's Army (KPA)
    KIM Jong Un
  • Min. of People's Armed Forces
    PAK Yong Sik
  • Dir., KPA General Political Bureau
    HWANG Pyong So
  • Chief, KPA General Staff Department
    RI Myong Su
  • Pres., Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) Presidium
    KIM Yong Nam
  • Vice Pres., SPA Presidium
    KIM Yong Dae
  • Vice Pres., SPA Presidium
    YANG Hyong Sop
  • Honorary Vice Pres., SPA Presidium
    CHOE Yong Rim
  • Honorary Vice Pres., SPA Presidium
    KIM Yong Ju
  • Sec. Gen., SPA Presidium
    HONG Son Ok
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    HYON Sang Ju
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    JON Kyong Nam
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    JON Yong Nam
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    JU Yong Gil
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    KANG Myong Chol
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    KANG Su Rin
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    KIM Jong Sun
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    KIM Wan Su
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    KIM Yang Gon
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    KIM Yong Chol
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    PAK Thae Song
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    RI Myong Gil
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    RYU Mi Yong
  • Member, SPA Presidium
    THAE Jong Su
  • Chmn., SPA
    CHOE Thae Bok
  • Vice Chmn., SPA
    AN Tong Chun
  • Vice Chmn., SPA
    RI Hye Jong
  • Premier, Cabinet
    PAK Pong Ju
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    IM Chol Ung
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    KIM Tok Hun
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    KIM Yong Jin
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    KO In Ho
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    RI Ju O
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    RI Mu Yong
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    RI Ryong Nam
  • Vice Premier, Cabinet
    RO Tu Chol
  • Sec. Gen., Cabinet Secretariat
    KIM Yong Ho
  • Min. of Agriculture
    KO In Ho
  • Min. of Atomic Energy & Industry
    RI Je Son
  • Min. of Chemical Industry
    RI Mu Yong
  • Min. of Coal Industry
    MUN Myong Hak
  • Min. of Commerce
    KIM Kyong Nam
  • Min. of Common Education
    KIM Sung Du
  • Min. of Construction & Building-Materials Industries
    TONG Jong Ho
  • Min. of Culture
    PAK Chun Nam
  • Min. of Electric Power Industry
    KIM Man Su
  • Min. of Electronics Industry
    KIM Jae Song
  • Min. of External Economic Relations
    RI Ryong Nam
  • Min. of Finance
    KI Kwang Ho
  • Min. of Fisheries
    KANG Yong Chol
  • Min. of Food & Consumer Goods Industries
    JO Yong Chol
  • Min. of Food Procurement & Admin.
    MUN Ung Jo
  • Min. of Foreign Affairs
    RI Yong Ho
  • Min. of Forestry
    HAN Ryong Guk
  • Min. of Higher Education
    THAE Hyong Chol
  • Min. of Labor
    JONG Yong Su
  • Min. of Land & Environmental Protection
    KIM Kyong Jun
  • Min. of Land & Maritime Transport
    KANG Jong Gwan
  • Min. of Light Industry
    CHOE Il Ryong
  • Min. of Machine-Building Industry
    RI Jong Guk
  • Min. of Metallurgical Industry
    KIM Yong Gwang
  • Min. of Mining Industry
    RI Hak Chol
  • Min. of Oil Industry
    PAE Hak
  • Min. of Physical Culture & Sports
    RI Jong Mu
  • Min. of Post & Telecommunications
    KIM Kwang Chol
  • Min. of Public Health
    KANG Ha Guk
  • Min. of Railways
    JANG Hyok
  • Min. of State Construction Control
    KWON Song Ho
  • Min. of State Natural Resources Development
    RI Chun Sam
  • Min. of Urban Management
    KANG Yong Su
  • Chmn., Capital City Construction Commission
    JO Sok Ho
  • Chmn., Education Commission
    KIM Sung Du
  • Chmn., State Commission of Quality Management
    RI Chol Jin
  • Chmn., State Inspection Commission
  • Chmn., State Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Committee
    CHOE Ryong Hae
  • Chmn., State Planning Commission
    RO Tu Chol
  • Chmn., State Price Commission
    RYANG Ui Gyong
  • Chmn., State Science & Technology Commission
    RI Chung Gil
  • Dir., Central Statistics Bureau
    CHOE Sung Ho
  • Pres., State Academy of Sciences
    JANG Chol
  • Pres., Central Bank
    KIM Chon Gyun
  • Permanent Representative to the UN, New York
    JA Song Nam
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