President's Front Lawn to Open on 1st Anniversary of Inauguration

  • By Kim Sang-yun

    April 04, 2023 13:12

    The lawn in front of the presidential office in Yongsan will open to the public next month to mark the first anniversary of President Yoon Suk-yeol's inauguration on May 10.
    It was part of the U.S. Forces Korea's old garrison that is currently in the process of being turned into a huge park.
    When Yoon moved the presidential office from Cheong Wa Dae to the former Defense Ministry building last year, he pledged to turn the deserted grounds into a space to "share and communicate with the public."
    Once completed, the park will measure 3 million sq.m, which is roughly equivalent to New York's Central Park.
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