S. Korean Prez Yoon appoints Foreign, Interior Ministers

Seoul, May 12 (IANS) President Yoon Suk-yeol appointed Foreign Minister Park Jin and Interior Minister Lee Sang-min on Thursday, a presidential official said, amid a delay in their parliamentary confirmation process.
 
S. Korean Prez Yoon appoints Foreign, Interior Ministers

Seoul, May 12 (IANS) President Yoon Suk-yeol appointed Foreign Minister Park Jin and Interior Minister Lee Sang-min on Thursday, a presidential official said, amid a delay in their parliamentary confirmation process.

The appointments will help meet the quorum for Yoon's first Cabinet meeting set for later in the day, Yonhap news agency reported.

Park is a lawmaker of the ruling People Power Party, and Lee is a former Vice Chief of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission.

--IANS

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