Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea

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General Secretary of the
Workers' Party of Korea
조선로동당 총비서
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Logo of the Workers' Party of Korea
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Incumbent
Kim Jong-un

since 10 January 2021
Workers' Party of Korea
TypeParty leader
Supreme leader
ResidenceForbidden City
SeatPyongyang
NominatorWPK Congress
AppointerWPK Congress
Term lengthNo fixed term
Constituting instrumentWPK Charter
Inaugural holderKim Tu-bong
Formation28 August 1946
General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea
Hangul
조선로동당 총비서
Hanja
Revised RomanizationJoseon Rodongdang Wiwonjang
McCune–ReischauerChosŏn Rodongdang Wiwonjang

The General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (Korean: 조선로동당 총비서) is the head of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), the single-largest party in North Korea.[1]

The current General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea is Kim Jong-un, who took office on 10 January 2021.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Cuts Tape for Completion of Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory". Kim Il-sung University. Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). 2020-05-02. Retrieved 2020-05-02. Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, attended the ceremony.