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Short Biography of Premier Pak Pong Ju
Pyongyang, April 2 (KCNA) -- The following is the short biography of Pak Pong Ju elected premier of the Cabinet at the 7th Session of the 12th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK held on Monday:

He was born in Kim Chaek City, North Hamgyong Province on April 10, Juche 28 (1939).

He received the qualifications of machine building engineer after graduating from Tokchon University of Technology.

He has worked as director of the Light Industry Department of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea since April Juche 101 (2012) after holding the posts of vice department director of the provincial party committee, chief secretary of the party committee of the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex, vice department director of the WPK Central Committee, minister of Chemical Industry, premier of the Cabinet and first vice department director of the WPK Central Committee.

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