Transition team receives 23,000 policy suggestions
Published : 2013-02-03 20:32
Updated : 2013-02-03 20:32
President-elect Park Geun-hye’s transition team has received tens of thousands of policy suggestions from ordinary people on issues ranging from university tuition fees, real estate policies and measures to help small business owners, an official said Sunday.
Yoon Chang-jung, the spokesman for the transition team, told reporters at a briefing that a total of 23,734 policy suggestions have been submitted through Saturday for a daily average of nearly 1,000.
Yoon said most of the ideas were closely related to the people’s quality of life, including education, employment, welfare and economy.
Seoul residents filed the most suggestions with 7,603, followed by those in Gyeonggi Province with 5,308, the spokesman added.
Among subcommittees within the transition team, the education and science subcommittee received the most number of related suggestions with 3,638. (Yonhap News)