North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Jae Ryong

updated February 28, 2018

Kim Jae Ryong (Kim Ch’ae-ryong) is Chairman of the Chagang (Jagang) Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Provincial Committee and a Member of the WPK Central Committee.

Kim has held guidance officer and political management positions at industrial sites. His first major position was as a secretary of the North P’yo’ngan WPK Provincial Committee. He was appointed Chief
Secretary of the Chagang WPK Provincial Committee in March 2015. He was elected a Member of the WPK Central Committee during the 7th Congress of the WPK in May 2016.

 

Kim Jae Ryong

Chairman, Chagang (Jagang) WPK Provincial Committee

Member, WPK Central Committee

2007 (ca.): Secretary, North P’yo’ngan WPK Provincial Committee

2015: (March) appointed, Chief Secretary, Chagang WPK Provincial Committee

(November) Member, Ri Ul Sol Funeral Committee

(December) Member, Kim Yang Gon Funeral Committee

2016: (May) Elected, Member, 7th WPK Central Committee

Chairman, Chagang (Jagang) WPK Provincial Committee

(May), Member, Kang Sok Ju Funeral Committee

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