Congratulations to Kim on re-election as head of DPRK state panel

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Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 16:41:00 Print

Kim Jong Un, DPRK leader was re-elected as chairman of State Affairs Commission. (Source: Yonhap)  

Hanoi (VNA) – General Secretary of the Communist Party
of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong on April 13 sent a message of
congratulations to Chairman of the Workers’ Party of the Democratic People’s
Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un on his re-election as head of the State
Affairs Commission.

Kim was elected again as Chairman of the State Affairs Commission
at the first session of the 14th Supreme People’s
Assembly (SPA) of the DPRK held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on April 11, the
official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

According to the Socialist
Constitution of the DPRK edited in 2016, the
Supreme People’s Assembly is the highest organ of state power and the
unicameral legislature.

It consists of one deputy from each of the
DPRK’s 687 constituencies elected to a five-year term. The State Affairs
Commission chairman is the top leader of the country. In March, the 14th
Supreme People’s Assembly elected 687 deputies. –VNA

QBCA

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