North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kang Kwan Chu (retired)

Kang Kwan Chu



1961: Member, DPRK Olympic Committee

1962: Researcher, Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission

1973: Vice Director of Public Relations, Mangyongdae Art Troupe

Section Chief, WPK Culture Department

1975: Director-General, External Liaison Cultural Committee, WPK

1989: Director, Society and Culture Department, WPK

1990: Deputy, 9th SPA

1992: Awarded, Order of Kim Il Sung

1992: Vice Chairman, DPRK Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland

1993: Director, WPK United Front Department

Chairman, Korean Committee for Aiding Overseas Compatriots

1994:  Member, Kim Il Sung Funeral Committee

1995:  Member, O Jin U Funeral Committee

1997: Director, WPK External Liaison Department

1998: Deputy, 10th SPA

2003: (September) Deputy, 11th SPA

2010: Elected, Alternate Member, WPK Central Committee

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