|[ Etc ] Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board Jeon Kab-kil Awarded a Plaque of Appointment as Honorary Chairman to the Former Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun|
Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board Jeon Kab-kil presented a plaque commemorating the appointment as Honorary Chairman to the former Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun.
At the ¡®Appointment Plaque Award Ceremony to Honorary Chairman¡¯ held at 5:30PM on Wednesday, June 16, Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board Jeon Kab-kil presented the appointment plaque to the former Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun and expressed his commitment to cooperate with Mr. Chung for the advance of Taekwondo and Kukkiwon.
Born in 1950, Honorary Chairman Chung Sye-kyun had served as the 46th Prime Minister, the Speaker of the first term of the 20th National Assembly, the lawmaker for six consecutive terms from the 15th to 20th National Assembly, and the 9th Minister of Commerce Industry and Energy.
Mr. Chung was appointed as Honorary Chairman upon the approval of the Board of Directors at ¡®The Fourth Meeting of Temporary Board of Directors 2021¡¯ held on May 12.
Board Chairman Jeon Kab-kil said, ¡°It is an honor to have a man with talent who significantly supported and contributed to the legislation of Taekwondo as the national sport as Kukkiwon¡¯s Honorary Chairman¡±. In anticipation, he added that ¡°His keen support will undoubtedly give momentum to the development of Taekwondo and Kukkiwon¡±.
Accepting the award of the appointment plaque, Honorary Chairman Chung Sye-kyun responded that ¡°It is a great honor to serve as Honorary Chairman of Kukkiwon, World Taekwondo Headquarters, and pleasure to join the journey of such an important work for Taekwondo to contribute to world peace and harmonization¡±.
At the ceremony, Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup presented Taekwondo uniform to Mr. Chung and asked for support for bringing the brighter future of Taekwondo.
Besides, in April 2018, Honorary Chairman Chung received the Honorary 8th Dan Certificate in recognition of his contribution to the legislation of Taekwondo as the national sport at ¡®Taekwondo World Guinness Attempt ¡ª Taekwondo The Shout of Peace¡¯.
¡ã Award of Appointment Plaque (1) - Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board Jeon Kab-kil (right) is presenting the plaque of appointment to Honorary Chairman Chung Sye-kyun at Kukkiwon Board Chairman¡¯s room at 5:30PM on Wednesday, June 16.
¡ã Award of Appointment Plaque (2) - Kukkiwon Honorary Chairman Chung Sye-kyun (center) is taking a commemorative photo for receiving the appointment plaque with Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup (left) and Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board Jeon Kab-kil (right).