|[ Etc ] Newly-Appointed Kukkiwon President Lee Dongsup Meets with Staff|
Newly-appointed Kukkiwon President Lee Dongsup met with Kukkiwon staff and officially assumed the office.
President Lee had his first official meeting with the staff at Kukkiwon Lecture Room at 10:30AM on Monday, February 1.
President Lee said “I have been elected as president of Kukkiwon, thanks to your support,” during the meeting. “The global Taekwondo family who chose me commands that we move towards the future, not the past, and reform Kukkiwon. Therefore, I will be implementing a 100-day project.”
He emphasized that “I will become your shield, and I will become a president that makes Kukkiwon a workplace that we can be proud of, where the staff can work joyfully with pride.”
President Lee also signed the Declaration of Integrity prior to meeting the staff, in which he solemnly swears not to use the acquired information for any personal use, to carry out his responsibilities in fairness and justice, and not to seek nor receive any gifts, entertainment, or favors.
On the afternoon of Friday, January 29, President Lee visited the graves of his seniors including the late President Kim Unyong, Lee Chongwoo, Uhm Woonkyu, and Hong Jongsu to pay his respects and determined to fulfill his duties as president of Kukkiwon.