eseoulpost
DomesticPolitics
President appoints unification, agriculture ministers
min  |  min
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
승인 2017.07.04  
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn
   

President Moon Jae-in appointed his new point man on North Korea Monday, along with his new minister for agriculture, food and rural affairs.

Cho Myoung-gyun, a former official from the unification ministry, was appointed the new unification minister, with Kim Yung-rok, a former lawmaker of the ruling Democratic Party, appointed the new agriculture minister.

The appointment came nearly three weeks after their nominations on June 13, along with new ministers for science and gender equality.

The appointment of Cho and Kim came after the parliament issued reports on the outcome of their parliamentary hearings held last week.

A new minister does not need parliamentary approval to be appointed, but is required to undergo a confirmation hearing. A report on the outcome of the hearing is generally considered a blessing, especially when the parliament is controlled by the opposition as it is now.

Parliamentary hearings for the science and gender equality minister nominees are scheduled to be held later this week.

Monday's appointment of the two new ministers brought the number of new Cabinet members appointed since the new Moon Jae-in administration set sail on May 10 to 10, including Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon.

The president has named all new 19 members of the Cabinet, including the new commerce and welfare ministers designated Monday, but strong objections from the opposition parties continue to delay the appointment of many.

The initial deadline for reports on the outcome of confirmation hearings for three minister nominees was set to expire later Monday, but the opposition parties were expected to refuse to publish reports on at least two.

The rival parties only issued a report for education-minister nominee Kim Sang-gon, who will double as a deputy prime minister for social affairs.

Meanwhile, the president also appointed the new chief of the National Tax Service, Han Seung-hee, along with three new vice ministers for science, oceans and foreign affairs.(Yonhap News)

< 저작권자 © eseoulpost 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn 뒤로가기 위로가기
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
자동등록방지용 코드를 입력하세요!   
확인
- 200자까지 쓰실 수 있습니다. (현재 0 byte / 최대 400byte)
- 욕설등 인신공격성 글은 삭제 합니다. [운영원칙]
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
Most Read
1
Honduran Envoy joins 48th Anniversary Ceremony of Saemaul Ungong
2
Expo 2020 highlights its unique opportunities for global travel and MICE industry at ATM 2018
3
Book on Sheikh Zayed quotes released
4
S. Korea's top kids beverage earns halal certificate
5
Emirates scoops four awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2018
6
National Media Council, Facebook team up to combat proliferation of false news
7
Manazel Real Estate announces co-development agreements with investments exceeding AED500 million
8
Korea, Ukraine to step up cultural and people to people exchange programs
9
24th GCC sGovernment and sServices Conference to focus on 4th version of sGovernment strategies
10
Taiwan President calls for 'Africa Plan' to further engagement, investment
Photo News Green Biz
UAE environmentalists to travel to ends of the earth to inspire change
UAE environmentalists to travel to...
min
Mohammed bin Rashid launches Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve
Mohammed bin Rashid launches Marmo...
min
Masdar unveils locally manufactured all-electric Eco-Bus
Masdar unveils locally manufacture...
min
Tabreed, Masdar sign agreement to operate Masdar City’s First District Cooling Plant
Tabreed, Masdar sign agreement to ...
min
World Future Energy Summit 2018 to map transition to a sustainable economy and lead ‘cleantech’ innovation
World Future Energy Summit 2018 to...
min
Photo News Sports
S. Korean named new leader of East Asian football body
S. Korean named new leader of East...
min
Nahyan bin Mubarak receives female people of determination who participated in Special Olympics Regional Games in Abu Dhabi
Nahyan bin Mubarak receives female...
min
PyeongChang 2018 chief organizer says 4 things led to successful Winter Olympic, Paralympic Games
PyeongChang 2018 chief organizer s...
min
PyeongChang Winter Paralympics end with celebration of breaking down barriers
PyeongChang Winter Paralympics end...
min
Opening day of Abu Dhabi’s Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 witnesses incredible sporting achievement
Opening day of Abu Dhabi’s Special...
min
Largest Winter Paralympics to close in PyeongChang
Largest Winter Paralympics to clos...
min
Olympics:9th Regional Games of Special Olympics opens in Abu Dhabi
Olympics:9th Regional Games of Spe...
min
World’s top rally drivers to compete in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge
World’s top rally drivers to compe...
min
Photo News World
S. Korean named new leader of East Asian football body
S. Korean named new leader of East...
min
Nahyan bin Mubarak receives female people of determination who participated in Special Olympics Regional Games in Abu Dhabi
Nahyan bin Mubarak receives female...
min
PyeongChang 2018 chief organizer says 4 things led to successful Winter Olympic, Paralympic Games
PyeongChang 2018 chief organizer s...
min
PyeongChang Winter Paralympics end with celebration of breaking down barriers
PyeongChang Winter Paralympics end...
min
Opening day of Abu Dhabi’s Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 witnesses incredible sporting achievement
Opening day of Abu Dhabi’s Special...
min
Largest Winter Paralympics to close in PyeongChang
Largest Winter Paralympics to clos...
min
Olympics:9th Regional Games of Special Olympics opens in Abu Dhabi
Olympics:9th Regional Games of Spe...
min
World’s top rally drivers to compete in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge
World’s top rally drivers to compe...
min
Photo News Opinion
Koreas agree to start Moon-Kim summit in morning, hold official dinner
Koreas agree to start Moon-Kim sum...
min
Construction vehicles enter THAAD base after police break up protest
Construction vehicles enter THAAD ...
min
Customs officials raid Korean Air, owner family's house over alleged tax evasion
Customs officials raid Korean Air,...
min
Military hopes for summit breakthrough in easing border tension
Military hopes for summit breakthr...
min
Police admit to having evidence linking ruling party lawmaker to Internet comment rigger
Police admit to having evidence li...
min
GM Korea, union in last-minute talks as deadline nears
GM Korea, union in last-minute tal...
min
Top GM official remains optimistic about wage negotiations
Top GM official remains optimistic...
min
Ruling party expels two members suspected of online comment rigging
Ruling party expels two members su...
min
Newspaper AboutNews ReportAdvertiseComplaintsPrivacy PolicyJuvenile protectionRejection of E-mail Collection
Gangnam-gu, Teheran 52 street in Tehran Bldg, 616(Yeoksam-dong)  |  Main Phone: 02) 563-0604  |  Fax: 02) 538-5665
Chairman : jeong-woo Lee  |  Advisor : byung-il Min  |  Publisher: jae-mo Kah  |  Editors: il-hong Kim
Registration Number 1928 Seoul ah  |  eseoulpost.com / eseoulpost.net / Global Korea.,Ltd
Copyright © 2011 eseoulpost. All rights reserved. mail to jaemokah@daum.com , kih10kr@empas.com/ www.globalkorea.info
arabafrica.net / UAE Interract / Emirtes News Agency(WAM)/ http://wam.org.ae / www.uaeinteract.com