What is the gist of President Yoon’s ‘future science and technology strategy’?

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President Yoon Seok-yeol speaks at a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential Office in Yongsan on the 25th.

President Yoon Seok-yeol speaks at a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential Office in Yongsan on the 25th.
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President Yoon Seok-yeol said, “Even in order to order scientific thinking to the growing generation, government decision-making based on science, not bizarre logic or ideology, is the most important.” Emphasized.

President Yoon emphasized this in his closing remarks at the ‘4th State Council Meeting’ presided over on the 25th, saying, “It is the government’s role to provide a reward system and opportunities for researchers to risk their lives on basic science and applied technology along with fostering science and technology. said,” said Kim Eun-hye, chief of public relations, through a written briefing.

According to Chief Kim, President Yoon asked the members of the State Council for “science-based state administration,” saying, “In 2023, let’s change the government system to a ‘global standard’ for national normalization and a first-class country.”

In addition, President Yoon said, “The people’s desire to normalize our country and make it a good country once came together, and our government was created by the hands of the people. National normalization is to make this country a first-class country.” .

“When I went abroad, our people made great achievements in any poor environment. It is abnormal if the government cannot create a first-class country with the capabilities of these people,” he said. Change Thinking), thinking change should be the starting point.”

Then, he told the attendees, “If the State Council members change the system and system to the system of first-class countries, the so-called ‘global standard’, without getting wet with inertia, Korea will be able to become a first-class country naturally.” government administration”.

“It is important for members of the State Council to study and check cases such as the United States to take a step forward.”

 

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President Yoon Seok-yeol enters a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential Office Building in Yongsan, Seoul on the 25th.

President Yoon Seok-yeol enters a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential Office Building in Yongsan, Seoul on the 25th.
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In particular, President Yoon said, “‘Global Standard’ is created in the market, and in order for Korea to take a step forward, the world’s largest knowledge market, that is, a system where the best talents gather and compete, and the best ones are selected is established. It is important for State Council members to study and check cases such as the United States, which have been established,” he explained.

He continued, “I ask each member of the State Council to recognize that leaps and leaps and bounds in economic growth are essential to resolve conflicts in our society, and that this is possible through science and technology.” And thanks to the talent supply system that creates it,” he emphasized.

Regarding the reason for having a ‘Lunch Conversation with Science and Technology Young Leaders’ as the first official schedule for the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Rat after his visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Switzerland the day before (24), President Yoon said, “New researchers and future generations who will choose their major fields in the future It was to stimulate people and send a message that the government would provide a lot of support,” he explained directly.

In addition, Chief Kim conveyed what President Yoon emphasized to the State Council members. First of all, in a conversation with the chief scientists, he emphasized that “nurturing science and technology is, after all, nurturing people”, and the late President Zayed, who is the father of the UAE, said, “A country’s assets are its people and its people’s skills. We have to teach talented people with the astronomical amount of money that came in.”

Lastly, President Yoon said, “If the UAE invests the sovereign wealth fund, the private sector, including corporate Asian headquarters, will follow suit.” “Please boldly open and prepare in accordance with global standards such as regulatory reform.”

On the other hand, President Yoon emphasized “sales diplomacy” as the result of this tour in the opening remarks at the cabinet meeting that day, and once again claimed to be the “Korea’s No. 1 salesperson.” At the same time, he ordered the members of the State Council to devote all their capabilities to the ‘economy’, saying, “Please jump with the determination of being a salesperson.” (Related article: President Yoon, who emphasized the achievements of “sales diplomacy”, did not mention ‘Iran’ https://omn.kr/22h3e).

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