President Yoon Seok-yeol presided over the first official cabinet meeting today (26th) at the government complex in Sejong.

In his remarks, President Yoon said, "I visited Sejong several times last year and this year, and I remember the first day of my visit as the day the National Assembly Steering Committee passed the bill to establish the Sejong Shrine. It's new," he said.

"I will continue to work face-to-face with the State Councilors here in Sejong from time to time," he said.

President Yoon said, "In today's meeting, I would like to discuss in depth the 'vision and strategy of the new government in the local era'. As one of the six national goals, 'a local era where people can live anywhere in Korea' was selected."

"Regardless of where we live, all Koreans should enjoy fair opportunities," he said. I did.

He added, "With this as an opportunity, I hope that the State Council members will work with a vision and insight for balanced development at the national level."

The members of the State Council who received the letter of appointment include Choo Kyung-ho, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance, Lee Jong-ho, Ministry of Science and Technology, Information and Communication Park Jin, Foreign Ministry, Kwon Young-se, Ministry of Unification, Han Dong-hoon, Justice Ministry, Lee Jong-seop, Ministry of National Defense, Lee Sang-min, Ministry of Public Administration and Security, Park Bo-gyun, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Jung Hwang-geun, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Lee Chang-yang Industry Ministry of Trade and Energy · Hanwhajin Environment Ministry · Lee Jeong-sik Ministry of Employment and Labor · Kim Hyeon-suk Ministry of Gender Equality and Family · Won Hee-ryong Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport · Cho Seung-hwan Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries · Lee Young, Minister of SMEs and Startups.

Park Min-sik, the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Affairs, was also appointed on the same day.

President Yoon handed the letter of appointment and asked, "Please take good care of me."

At the commemorative photo shoot, when the photographer asked for a bright smile, he said, "If it was an election, laughter would just come out."

(Photo = Yonhap News)