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New Minister of Culture Appointed

Former Minister of Culture Kang Nung-su

The DPRK has appointed a new Minister of Culture.  Novelist An Tong-chun was selected to replace Kang Nung-su, who had been Minister since June 2006.  An Tong-chun was recently Chairman of the Central Committee of the Korean Writers’ Union.  Mr. Kang was not demoted, but has been assigned to another post.


This article was written on 15 Jan 2010, and is filled under Ministry of Culture.

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