Name   Ju Sang-song
Sex   Male
Date of Birth    
Place of Birth    
Posts Held People’s Security minister
Claim to Fame Military general, public security official
Profile People’s Security Minister Ju Sang-song is a key adviser and confidante of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.

Little is known of Ju’s background. He became a cadre candidate of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers’ Party in 1970 and cadre in 1991. In the People’s Army, he became a colonel general in 1992 and general in 1997. In 2004, he was appointed the North’s top official for domestic security.