Trade, Industry and Energy 1st Vice Minister Park Jin-kyu attended the 1st Balanced National Development Day Ceremony held at Sejong City Hall on January 25. The event was held to honor the Balanced National Development Day, which has been designated to be on January 29th of every year according to the Special Act on Balanced National Development and its revised enforcement decree.
The ceremony commenced with a progress report of balanced national development, then followed by video viewing, and ended with a congratulatory performance celebrating the designation of Balanced National Development Day. The core aim of the event was to promote public consensus on the importance of balanced national development.
The event was attended by Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum, Chairman Kim Sa-yeol of the Presidential Committee for Balanced National Development, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Hong Nam-ki, among various representatives of relevant ministries and local government organizations.