Posted March. 31, 2005 23:45,
President Roh Moo-hyun appointed Cho Young-hwang, currently head of the Ombudsman of Korea, as the new commissioner (equivalent to minister) of the National Human Rights Committee on March 31.
Yoo Chong-sang, vice head of the Special Commission on U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) Affairs, and Choi Kyung-soo, chief for social policy coordination (both positions are under the Office for Government Policy Coordination) were each appointed to fill the newly created positions as deputy ministers (planning and policy) of the Office for Government Policy Coordination.
The chief of the Committee for Inquiry Against Pro-Japanese Anti-National Activities, a position newly created by the enactment of the Special Law for Inquiry against Pro-Japanese Anti-National Activities and under the direct jurisdiction of the president, is to be filled by Kang Man-gil, ex-president of Sangji University. Choi Young-hee, vice chairman of Naeil Shinmoon, has been tentatively appointed to occupy the position of chief of the Commission on Youth, after its inauguration takes place in early May with the enlargement of the Commission on Youth Protection.