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Welcome to Daegu Metropolitan citys webpage

Welcome to Daegu Metropolitan citys webpage

New Year’s Greeting

We will foster the economy and work hard to create quality jobs.

We will transform the economic structure of Daegu to establish an eco-friendly, high-tech industrial city based on new and promising industries and attract the kinds of businesses for which young people are interested in working.

We will steadfastly promote the construction of a new integrated airport so that Daegu may grow into a world-class city of culture and tourism.

We will increase the value of the city’s urban spaces by renovating the downtown areas and creating a green environment with fresh air, clean water, and healthy trees.

We will transform Daegu into a city that is comfortable and safe, no matter the place or time of day, and build transportation infrastructure to make it convenient and easy for people to move all around the city.

We will take care of our citizens in order to create a warm and welcoming community in Daegu
Thank you.

Kwon Young-jin Mayor, Daegu Metropolitan City Government

More about Kwon Young-jin

I, Kwon Young-jin, a mayor for the citizens, will do my best to make Daegu better

Education

District Office
1974
  • Andong Attached Elementary School of Daegu National University of Education
1977
  • Andong Gyeongan Middle School
1980
  • Daegu Cheonggu High School
1986
  • Korea University, Bachelor of English Language and Literature
1990
  • Korea University, Master of Political Science
1999
  • Korea University, Doctor of Political Science

Awards

District Office
2010
  • Received the Order of Service Merit (Yellow Stripes)
  • Recognized as an “excellent member” of the National Assembly in a parliamentary audit conducted by an NGO monitoring group
  • Awarded grand prize for parliamentary politics by the Simin Ilbo
2011
  • Recognized as “proud member” of the National Assembly by the Korean League of Women Voters
2012
  • Honored as an “excellent member” of the 18th National Assembly in an overall parliamentary politics evaluation conducted by the Kyunghyang Shinmun
2014
  • Granted the Korea CEO Award
  • Awarded the administration grand prize at the 10th Korea Best Leader Awards
1974
  • Recognized for “Greatest Executive Leadership”
  • Received excellence award at the Administration of Local Government Awards Ceremony

Experience

District Office
1987
  • First student president of the graduate student society of Korea University
2003
  • Joint representative of the Grand National Party’s Future Hope Alliance
2005
  • Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Seoul Digital University
2006
  • Vice-Mayor for Political Affairs of Seoul Metropolitan Government
2008
  • Member of the 18th National Assembly
2009
  • Member of the Grand National Party’s private education measures taskforce committee
  • Director/Head of Operations of Education and Sharing Incorporated
2010
  • Head of the Planning Team of the Grand National Party’s Special Committee for Public Policy
2012
  • Member of the Saenuri Party’s 18th Presidential Election Committee
  • Head of Planning and Coordination
  • Vice President of the Saenuri Party’s Yeouido Institute
2014
  • 33rd Mayor of Daegu Metropolitan City
2015
  • 9th President of the Korea Water and Wastewater Works Association

Books

District Office
2011. 11
  • Rags-to-riches (Blue Print)
2014. 4
  • Possible (Guk Communication)