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Jang Song Thaek Elected NDC Vice-Chairman

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, June 7 (KCNA) -- Jang Song Thaek was elected vice-chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK at the 3rd Session of the 12th Supreme People's Assembly.

Born on Jan. 22, Juche 35 (1946), he graduated from Kim Il Sung University and worked as an instructor of the Pyongyang City Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. And he had been active as instructor, deputy section chief, section chief, vice department director, first vice department director and department director of the WPK Central Committee since 1972.

He has worked as director of the Administration Department of the C.C., the WPK since 2007.

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