Kim Jong-un was once again elected Chairman of the State Council of the DPRK

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 Kim Jong-un was once again elected Chairman of the State Council of the DPRK


Tu/KCNA

Overseas Network, April 12, according to the DPRK Central News Agency, 12, the first meeting of the 14th Supreme Peoples Congress of the DPRK was held on 11 in the Longevity Table Hall of Pyongyang. North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un attended the meeting and was once again elected Chairman of the State Council.

According to KCNA reports, Choi Longhai, the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Chairman of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of Organizational Guidance, solemnly proposed to the Supreme Peoples Congress that Kim Jong-un be elected Chairman of the State Council of the DPRK, which received absolute support and approval from all participants. The meeting announced that Kim Jong-un was elected Chairman of the State Council of the DPRK.

Cui Longhai (Korean Associated Press)

The meeting elected Cui Longhai to succeed Jin Yongnan as Chairman of the Permanent Committee of the Supreme Peoples Congress and Cui Longhai as First Vice-Chairman of the State Council.

In addition, Park Fengzhu was elected Vice-Chairman of the State Council; Jin Cailong, Li Wanjian, Li Suyong, Jin Yingzhe, Taizongxiu, Li Yonghao, Jin Xiuji, Nuguangtai, Zheng Jingcho, Cui Fuyi and Cui Shanji were elected members.

Tu/KCNA

Jin Yongnan, who is in his 90s, has been chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme Peoples Congress for 21 years since September 1998. According to the constitution amended by the DPRK in 1998, the Chairman of the Permanent Committee of the Supreme Peoples Congress represents the country. Kim Yong-nam, who has held this position for a long time, is a heavyweight figure in DPRKs foreign relations.

Jin Cailong (Korean Associated Press)

The meeting elected Jin Cailong to succeed Park Fengzhu as Prime Minister of the Cabinet, and unanimously approved the list of members of the Cabinet proposed by Jin Cailong. Jin Cailong took the oath on behalf of members of the Cabinet at the meeting. According to KCNA, the Supreme Peoples Congress decree on Amending the socialist constitution was also adopted. The Supreme Peoples Congress (SPC) is the highest organ of power in the DPRK. Its members are elected every five years. Source: Overseas Network Responsible Editor: Xun Jianguo_NN7379

The meeting elected Jin Cailong to succeed Park Fengzhu as Prime Minister of the Cabinet, and unanimously approved the list of members of the Cabinet proposed by Jin Cailong. Jin Cailong took the oath on behalf of members of the Cabinet at the meeting.

According to KCNA, the Supreme Peoples Congress decree on Amending the socialist constitution was also adopted.

The Supreme Peoples Congress (SPC) is the highest organ of power in the DPRK. Its members are elected every five years.