Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (North Korea)

Ministry of Post and Telecommunications
Agency overview
Formed April 8
Jurisdiction  North Korea
Headquarters Pyongyang
Agency executive
  • Sim Chol-ho, Minister
Parent agency Cabinet of North Korea
Child agency

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (Korean:체신성 Hanja: 遞信省) is a government ministry in North Korea which is responsible for the North Korean postal service, telephone system and media such as television and print press. Additionally, the ministry is responsible for mint stamps. The current minister is Sim Chol-ho, who was appointed to the post on February 2012.[1] In 2010 the ministry participated in cyber-attack on South Korea using an IP address leased from China.[2]


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