Academic degrees and titles conferred on intellectuals

State academic degrees and titles were awarded to intellectuals, who made contributions to the development of self-supporting economy and improvement of the people's living standard, in the DPRK.

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The title of academician went to Ri Sin Ung, researcher at Kim Chaek University of Technology, and Jong Sun Gi, researcher at the Academy of Social Sciences, and the title of candidate academician to Jon Ji Hyon, head of a faculty at Kim Chaek University of Technology, and Yu Pong Suk, head of a department at Pyongyang Han Tok Su University of Light Industry.

Professorship was conferred on Pak Hak Song, researcher at Kim Il Sung University, Jin Tu Ha, teacher at Kim Chaek University of Technology, Han Kum Sil, teacher at Pyongyang Han Tok Su University of Light Industry, Ri Pong Son, head of department at Phyongsong University of Coal Mining, Choe Son Yong, rector of Wonsan Jong Jun Thaek University of Economics, and others.

Doctorate went to Pak Chol and Hong Hye Myong, department heads at Kim Il Sung University, Choe Hak, department head at Kim Hyong Jik University of Education, Ri Kyong Do, department head at Kim Chol Ju University of Education, Kim Song Sim, teacher at Kim Chol Ju University of Education, Kang In Song, Jin Myong Chol and Ri Il Song, department heads at Kim Chaek University of Technology, Kim Hak Song and Jong Myong Guk, teachers at Kim Chaek University of Technology, and others, associate professorship to 171 persons, and master's degree to 1 158 persons.

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The awarding ceremony took place at the People's Palace of Culture on Wednesday.

(KCNA - July 31, 2019)