Between 1960 and 1969 he served in the Korean People's Army. He then studied at the University of sea transport in Rajin. From 1994 until his appointment as Prime Minister, he held the post of minister for land and sea transport. On 11 April 2007, Kim was appointed by the Supreme People's Assembly to succeed the Council of Ministers Chairman Pak Pong -ju. On 14 November 2007, Kim met for three days of talks one with his South Korean counterpart Han Duck -soo. It was the first meeting of this kind since 1992. A large-scale reshuffle Kim Yong -il was replaced by Choe Yong -rim in June 2010.
Kim Il-sung | Kim Il | Pak Song - chol | Ri Jong- ok | Kang Song -san | Ri Kun -mo | Yon Hyong - muk | Kang Song -san | Hong Song -nam | Pak Pong -ju | Kim Yong -il | Choe Yong -rim | Pak Pong -ju
- Council of Ministers Chairman ( North Korea)
- North Koreans
- Born in 1944
- WPK Member