North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Jon Hui Jong (retired)

Jon Hui Jong


Positions held:

1968: Interim Charge d’affairs, Cambodia

1973: Charge d’affairs, Zaire

1980: Elected, Member, CC KWP

1982: Deputy, 7th Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA)

Director-General, External Affairs Bureau Kumsusan Assembly Hall

1986: Deputy, 8th SPA

1990: Deputy, 9th SPA

2000: Secretary and Director of Protocol, Kim Jong-il Personal Secretariat

2001: DPRK Ambassador to Egypt

2003: DPRK Ambassador to Oman

2004: DPRK Ambassador to Republic of Cyprus

DPRK Ambassador to Yemen

2006: Director, Foreign Affairs Department, National Defense Commission

2010: Elected, Member, KWP Central Committee

2011: Removed from Office

2012: (February) Awarded Order of Kim Jong Il

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