Friday 12 May 2017

S Korean Prez accepts PM's resignation

S Korean Prez accepts PM's resignation 

Newly appointed South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, a holdover(स्थगित करना) from the former government. Hwang, who took office in June 2015, offered to resign on Wednesday after Moon was sworn-in following his victory in Tuesday's presidential election, Yonhap News Agency reported. He had served as acting President since December when former leader Park Geun-hye was impeached (महाभियोग) over a corruption scandal. With his departure from office, Yoo Il-ho, the deputy prime minister for economic affairs, will serve as acting Prime Minister. Hwang joined the Park government as Justice Minister in March 2013 soon after its inauguration. Meanwhile, President Moon also appointed senior presidential secretaries earlier on Thursday. He has also planned to re-organise the presidential office, and its plan will be announced during an emergency(आपातकालीन) cabinet meeting scheduled later in the day, presidential chief of staff Im Jong-seok told the media. Cho Kuk, 52, was named as senior presidential secretary for civil affairs. He is a law professor of Seoul National University. Cho Hyun-ock, a professor of Ehwa Woman's University, was named as senior presidential secretary for personnel affairs. It is for the first time a woman has assumed(ग्रहण) the post.

Definitions of impeach महाभियोग

call into question the integrity or validity of (a practice).
there is no basis to Searle's motion to impeach the verdict.

synonyms: challenge, question, disparage, criticize, call into question, raise doubts about, cast aspersions on

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