Ri Chol-man

Ri Chol-man (Korean: 리철만, born in 1968) is a politician of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). He is a member of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and Chairman of the Party Committee of South Hwanghae Province Since April 2019.

Ri Chol-man
Minister of Agriculture
13th term
In office
9 April 2014 – 17 May 2016
ChairmanKim Jong-un
PremierPak Pong-ju
Succeeded byKo In-ho
12th term
In office
9 April 2014 – 1 April 2013
ChairmanKim Jong-un
PremierPak Pong-ju
Preceded byKim Chang-sik
Personal details
Born1968
CitizenshipNorth Korean
NationalityKorean
Political partyWorkers' Party of Korea

BiographyEdit

Born in 1968. In 2005, he became Vice-Chairman of the North Pyongan Province Rural Accounting Committee and was promoted to Chairman in July 2010. In 2009, he was elected to the 12th convocation of the Supreme People's Assembly.[1] In April 2013, he was appointed as the Vice Premier of the Cabinet and Agriculture Minister. In May 2016 he was appointed to the WPK Agriculture Department secretary until April 2019, when he was appointed to the Secretary of the WPK South Hwanghae Provincial Committee.[2] replacing Pak Yong-ho.

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