Parliament to hold confirmation hearings for minister nominees next week

By Julie Kim Jackson
  • Published : Jun 5, 2017 - 20:17
  • Updated : Jun 5, 2017 - 20:17

The National Assembly will hold confirmation hearings next week for President Moon Jae-in's four minister nominees from the ruling party, officials said Monday.

   The parliamentary committees will soon adopt plans to hold respective hearings for Interior Minister-nominee Kim Boo-kyum, Maritime Minister-nominee Kim Young-choon and Culture Minister-nominee Do Jong-hwan on June 14, according to the officials of the Democratic Party. The hearing for Transport Minister-nominee Kim Hyun-mee will be held the next day.

   They plan to carry out one-day hearings for the nominees and submit reports the following day, the officials said. (Yonhap)