Park Yong-ok

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Park Yong-ok
Hangul 박용옥
Hanja 朴庸玉
Revised Romanization Bak Yongok
McCune–Reischauer Pak Yongok

Park Yong-ok (Hangul박용옥; Hanja朴庸玉, born September 15, 1942) is a South Korean politician. He held the position of Governor (도지사) of the hypothetical South Korean province of South Pyeongan (a territory under the control of North Korea)[1] between 2009 and 2013.

Park has held the position of the 30th vice-minister of Defense.[1][2] between 1999 and 2000.


  1. ^ a b "평안도민회 20주년 기념행사…박용옥 평안도 지사, 워싱턴 방문 [워싱턴 중앙일보"]. Korea Daily. January 29, 2010. Retrieved 19 March 2014. Translation: "Governor Pak Yong-ok graduated from the Military Academy in Hawaii and was awarded a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Graduate School. He was National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-General, Civil Division high-level military talks chairman , and served as Assistant Secretary of Defense".
  2. ^ "North Korea fires sixth missile in three days, defying UN chief Ban Ki-moon's calls for restraint". May 21, 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2014.