Kim Jae-ryong

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Kim Jae-ryong
12th Premier of North Korea
Assumed office
11 April 2019
Supreme LeaderKim Jong-un
Preceded byPak Pong-ju
Member of the Supreme People's Assembly for Huichon
Assumed office
10 March 2019
Preceded byCho Jae-yong
Personal details
Political partyWorkers' Party of Korea
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Kim Jae-ryong (김재룡) is a North Korean politician serving as Premier of North Korea since 2019. He is also a member of the Supreme People's Assembly.


On 10 March 2019, Kim was elected to the Supreme People's Assembly in the parliamentary election. Less than a month later, during the first session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly, Kim was appointed premier, replacing Pak Pong-ju.[1] He was also elected to be a member of the Politburo and the Central Military Commission.[2]


  1. ^ "N.K. leader re-elected as chairman of State Affairs Commission". Yonhap. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Press Release on 4th Plenary Meeting of 7th Central Committee of WPK". Korean Central News Agency. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by
Pak Pong-ju
Premier of North Korea