Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (South Korea)

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Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
국토교통부
Guktogyotong-bu
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.jpg
Agency overview
FormedNovember 11, 1948
Preceding agencies
  • Ministry of Construction
  • Ministry of Construction and Transportation - Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
  • Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
JurisdictionGovernment of South Korea
HeadquartersSejong Government Complex, 11 Doum6-Ro, Sejong Special Governing City, South Korea
Ministers responsible
  • Kim Hyun-mee, Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Son Byung-seok, 1st Vice Minister
  • Maeng Sung-kyu, 2nd Vice Minister
WebsiteOfficial Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport website in English
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGukto Gyotongbu
McCune–ReischauerKukt'o Kyot'ongpu
Headquarters in Sejong City

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) is a cabinet-level division of the government of South Korea. Its headquarters is in the Sejong Government Office in Sejong City.[1]

The ministry was originally the Ministry of Construction and Transportation.[2] The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries was merged into the construction and transportation agency.[3]

Work[edit]

The main tasks are establishing and coordinating national territory policy and basic laws related to national territory, preserving and developing national territory and water resources, construction of urban, road and housing, construction of coastal, river, and land reclamation, and land reclamation.[4]

Offices[edit]

Previously the agency was headquartered in the 4th building of the Gwacheon Government Complex,[5] in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do.[6]

Agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location." (Archive) Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. Retrieved on December 31, 2013. "11 Doum 6-ro, Government Complex-Sejong, Sejong-si 339-012, Republic of Korea" - Address in Korean: "339-012 세종특별자치시 도움6로 11 국토교통부"
  2. ^ "High-speed railway pushed forward." Korea Joongang Daily. January 2, 2009. Retrieved on May 11, 2011.
  3. ^ "Ministries get slow start on new English Web sites." Korea Joongang Daily. May 7, 2008. Retrieved on September 6, 2011.
  4. ^ "Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport". doopedia.
  5. ^ "img_0104.gif." (Archive) Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. Retrieved on May 11, 2011.
  6. ^ "Minister." (Archive) Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. Retrieved on May 11, 2011. "Company Address : 1 Jungang-dong, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (427-760)"

External links[edit]

Links to pages of predecessor agencies[edit]