October 07, 2022

North Korea makes position changes at SPA session

Changes made in cabinet, SPA Presidium, Central Court, and newly-created SAC

North Korea made numerous governmental position changes during a session of the Supreme People’s Assembly held on Wednesday, the North’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

At the fourth session of the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly – the North’s rubber-stamp legislature – the SPA made formal changes to posts within the Presidium of the SPA, the Legislation Committee of the SPA, the Central Court (formerly the Supreme Court) the cabinet of the DPRK. Additionally, the National Defense Commission (NDC) was officially supplanted by the newly-created State Affairs Commission (SAC), to which a total of 12 members were appointed.