North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Gen. Pak Jae Gyong

Pak Jae Gyong

Member, Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee

updated February 24, 2018; full biographical sketch will be available April 14, 2018


1980’s: Director, Propaganda Department, General Political Department (GPD)

1993: Promoted, Lieutenant-General

Alternate (candidate) Member, WPK

1994: Promoted, Colonel-General, KPA

Deputy Director (for Propaganda), GPD, MPAF

1997: Promoted, General, KPA

1998: Deputy, 10th SPA

2000: Visits Seoul, as surrogate for Kim Jong Il and NDC

2003: Deputy, 11th SPA

2007: Vice Minister, Ministry of People’s Armed Forces (for External Affairs)

2009: Deputy, 12th SPA

2010: Elected, Member, WPK Central Committee

(November) Member, Jo Myong Rok Funeral Committee

2011: (December) Member, Kim Jong Il Funeral Committee

2014: Deputy, 13th SPA

2015: (November) Member, Ri Ul Sol Funeral Committee

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