New South Korean Premier Dr. John Chang completed the formation of his 14-man cabinet -?
New South Korean Premier Dr. John Chang completed the formation of his 14-man cabinet - most of them of his new faction - in the State Council Room in Seoul, August 23. He presented nomination certificates to his Foreign Minister II Hyung Chung, Home Minister Ik Pyon Hong and to all the other members of his cabinet.
Dr. Chang's attempts to set up a non-partisan administration proved fruitless after the ruling Democratic Party's "old faction" group -which opposes him - refused cooperation and threatened to break away and form a new Conservative opposition.
The composition of the new cabinet is as follows: Prime Minister.. Dr. Chiang Myun, Foreign Affairs..Mr. II Hyung Chung, Defence..Mr. Suk Ho Hyun, Home Affairs..Mr. II Pyon Hong, Finance....Mr. Yung Sun Kim, Justice..Mr. Jai Chun Cho, Education..Mr. Chung Suk Oh, Transportation...Mr. Hun Ju Chung, Reconstruction..Mr. Yo Han Chu, Agriculture and Forestry..Mr. Jai Ha Park, Commerce and Industry..Mr. Tai Yung Lee, Health and Social Affairs.. Mr. Jyun Don Shin, Communications..Mr. Sang Chul Lee, Chief Cabinet Secretary.. Mr. Wi Yung Oh, Minister without Portfolio..Mr. Suntai Kim.
Later, Dr. Chang presented the members of the cabinet to President Yooh Bo Sun at his presidential mansion, "Kyung Ma Dai".