A DPRK government economic delegation led by Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade Ri Myong San returned home on Friday after taking part in the 4th meeting of the Inter-governmental Joint Committee of the DPRK and Nigeria and visiting various countries of Africa. Interestingly another delegation headed by Ri Ryong Nam (a specialist on Asian economic matters) came back from Syria. These delegations are supposed to generate some foreign currencies for the DPRK governement. Some North Korean companies are represented by people connected to these ministries. Ri Ryong Nam (born in the 1946) worked in the 90’s in the North Korean embassy of Singapore and later in the Ministry of Public Security. is not only a politician but also a key directors in some North Korean companies. According to well informed North Korean sources, Ri Ryong Nam is an open minded person and fluent in English. He’s also often travelling abroad.
Ri Ryong Nam (on right)