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Ministry of Science and ICT

The Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT; Korean과학기술정보통신부, 科學技術情報通信部) is a ministry of the Government of South Korea. It succeeds former Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning.

Ministry of Science and ICT
과학기술정보통신부
Gwahak Gisul Jeongbo Tongsinbu
과학기술정보통신부 영어 로고
Agency overview
FormedJuly 26, 2017 (2017-07-26)
Preceding
JurisdictionGovernment of South Korea
HeadquartersGwacheon, Gyeonggi-do
Employees2,007[1][2] (excluding Korea Post)
Minister responsible
  • Yu Yeong-min, Minister of Science and ICT
Deputy Ministers responsible
  • Mun Mi-Ock, 1st Vice-minister
  • Min Wonki, 2nd Vice-minister
  • Lim Dae-sik, Vice Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation
Child agencies
Websiteenglish.msit.go.kr
Ministry of Science and ICT
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGwahak gisul jeongbo tongsin bu
McCune–ReischauerKwahak kisul chŏngpo t'ongsin pu

The headquarters are in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do and will be relocating to Sejong City in 2019 with new buildings constructed in 2021.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Article 36 and 37, Decree on the Organization of the Ministry of Science and ICT and its Constituents (Presidential Decree No.29568, amended Feb 26th, 2019)
  2. ^ Article 27 and 28, Enforcement Rule of the Decree on the Organization of the Ministry of Science and ICT and its Constituents (Ordinance of the Minister of Science and ICT No. 23, Amended Feb 26th, 2019)
  3. ^ Kwak, Yeon-soo (2 February 2018). "Two ministries moving to Sejong in 2019". The Korea Times. Retrieved 28 March 2019.

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