Fifth Cabinet Vice Premier Appointed

first_img North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China News Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest AvatarDaily NKQuestions or comments about this article? Contact us at [email protected] Head of the Jagang Provincial People’s Committee Kim Tok Hunhas been promoted to vice premier of North Korea’s cabinet, Chosun Central NewsAgency announced on the 30th. Kim is thought to have held a managerial position at the Taean Heavy Machine Works Industrial Complex beforeemerging as a delegate of the Supreme People’s Assembly in September,2003. Since Kim Jong Il’s death in late 2011, Kim has been referred to a number of times in North Korean media as the head ofthe Jagang Provincial People’s Committee.This appointment brings the total number of cabinet vice premiers to five.  The others are Ro TuChol, Ri Mu Yong, Kim Yong Jin and Ri Chol Man. As the executive branch of the state, the cabinet is largelyresponsible for implementing economic policy. It is also in charge of overseeing the local People’s Committees. center_img News Fifth Cabinet Vice Premier Appointed By Daily NK – 2014.05.01 11:01am SHARE Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak News last_img read more