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President Moon Jae-in will replace some ministries with Prime Minister Jeong Sye-gyun today (on the 16th).
Former Minister of Public Administration and Security Kim Bu-gyeom is being widely discussed, and Education Minister Yu Eun-hye is also undergoing a last-minute verification process.
Reporter Jung Kyung-yoon on the report.
Prime Minister Jeong Sye-gyun and President Moon Jae-in, who expressed their appreciation for the challenge of the presidential power, are expected to nominate a candidate for successor Prime Minister today.
"There will be an official announcement," a passport official said, and "we will go to the agency system" until the successor Prime Minister is finally appointed.
As the successor, Kim Bu-gyeom, former Minister of Public Administration and Security, from Daegu, will be prominently mentioned.
This is because it is necessary to operate the state administration with unity and harmony at the end of the regime.
It is also known that there is a possibility that women candidates such as Education Minister Yoo Eun-hye will be selected.
With Prime Minister Chung's resignation, Hong Nam-ki, Deputy Prime Minister of Economy, will attend the National Assembly's government questions starting on the 19th.
Accordingly, there is a possibility that Hong, who was initially selected as a replacement target, will remain in office for the time being.
Five to six ministries are expected to be reopened, including Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Byun Chang-heum, who has already expressed appreciation, as well as the Ministry of Employment and Labor, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Minister of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock.
It is also known that the Blue House staff, including former lawmaker Lee Cheol-hee, will be replaced with the new chief political officer.
The Blue House initially reviewed the reorganization in order of reorganization, the Blue House reorganization, and the Prime Minister's replacement, but it is analyzed that it decided to replace it at the same time in order to further emphasize the message of national government renewal after the re-election.