Participated in the commemoration ceremony on the 9th, revealing the will to achieve the national goal of ‘a local era where people can live anywhere’
President Yoon Seok-yeol attended the ‘Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province Launch Ceremony’ held at the Baengnyeong Art Center of Kangwon National University on the morning of the 9th and said, “We will actively support the development of high-tech industries so that Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province can realize its vision of ‘future industrial global city’.”
The ceremony was held to publicize the official inauguration (June 11) of Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province established by the ‘Special Act on the Establishment of Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province’ enacted in June of last year. About 1,600 people attended the ceremony, including Gangwon-do Governor Kim Jin-tae, Gangwon-do Council Chairman Kwon Hyuk-yeol, members of the National Assembly, and Gangwon-do residents.
In his congratulatory address, the President delivered his congratulatory words, saying, “Gangwon-do, which has a wonderful natural environment and rich resources, will now develop dramatically based on advanced science and technology.”
“Until now, Gangwon-do has been tied to unnecessary middle-class regulations for reasons of national security and the environment, and the residents of Gangwon-do have had to endure many inconveniences and disadvantages,” he said. It will energize you,” he said.
The President promised to actively support the fostering of high-tech industries such as e-mobility and hydrogen so that Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province’s vision of a ‘future industrial global city’ can be realized.
Referring to the designation of Gangneung City as a candidate site for the Natural Products Bio National Industrial Complex and Taebaek City as a special regulation-free zone for hydrogen production using forest biomass, the President said, “To ensure that challenges to high-tech industries such as e-mobility and hydrogen can be realized in the region, the central The government will provide significant support,” he said.
Along with this, the President also revealed his will to achieve the national goal of ‘a local era where people can live anywhere.’
The President announced his intention to promptly launch the ‘Local Era Committee’ based on the ‘Special Act on Local Autonomy and Decentralization and Balanced Regional Development’ and said, “Decentralization and balanced development will operate organically in one framework to ensure fair access, The fiscal authority of the region will also be strengthened, and the region itself will determine competitive industries to realize the strategy of balanced development supported by the central government.”
Meanwhile, after the Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province Act was enacted in June of last year, the Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province, which is the third to be launched after Jeju and Sejong, is a special law that significantly eases regulations in the forestry, environment, agriculture, and military fields through active cooperation between the central government and Gangwon-do. A revision was achieved.
The Office of the President said that the launch of Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province means that local governments can secure autonomy in policy-making. described as an achievement.
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