28-year-old Kim Yo Jong got promoted to key decision maker reported the state media of North Korea.
Kim Yo-jong studied in Switzerland with her brother Jong-un from 1996 to 2000.
She reportedly married Choe Song in 2015, but government officials deny the report.
Little is known from Kim Jong Un’s younger sister as she stayed behind the cameras and was only shown a handful of times.
Jong was promoted to ruling party’s political bureau, tightened the grip the family has on North Korea.
The US Treasury blacklisted Kim Yo Jong “severe human rights abuses” earlier this year.
Meagan Kozlovs is a reporter for Debate Report. She’s worked and interned at Global News Toronto and CHECX. Megan is based in Toronto and covers issues affecting her city. In addition to her severe milk shake addiction, she’s a Netflix enthusiast, a red wine drinker, and a voracious reader.