Kim Yong Nam

Kim Yong Nam

President, Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly (official DPRK Head of State)

Member, CC KWP Political Bureau Presidium

Member, Party Central Committee (CC KWP)

Education:

Kim Il Sung University

Moscow State University

Career:

1960: Deputy Director, CC KWP International Affairs Department

Vice Chairman, Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

1962: Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

1963: Deputy Director, CCKWP International Affairs Department

1968: Vice Chairman, Korean National Peace Committee

1970: Elected, Member, CC KWP

1972: Chairman, Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Deputy, 5th SPA

Member, Presidium, 5th SPA

1974: Elected, Alternate (candidate) Member, CC KWP Political Bureau

Member, External Affairs Policy Committee, Central People’s Committee

1975: CC KWP Secretary of International Affairs

1977: Deputy 6th SPA

Member, Presidium, 6th SPA

1978: Elected, Member, CC KWP Political Bureau

1982: Deputy, 7th SPA

1983:  Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Foreign Affairs

1986:  Deputy, 8th SPA

1990: Deputy, 9th SPA

1994: Member, Kim Il Sung Funeral Committee

1995: O Jin-u Funeral Committee

1998: Awarded, title, Labor Hero

Relieved of position as DPRK Minister of Foreign Affairs

Deputy, 10th SPA President, SPA Presidium

2003:  Deputy, 11th SPA

2009: Deputy, 12th SPA

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