Prime Minister Seung-soo Han of Korea, South

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Han was appointed to serve as a Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Han was also a member of his country's National Assembly, to which he was first elected in 1988.
Han is a veteran politician who served as the chief of staff for former president Kim Young-sam, Korean ambassador to the US.
In addition to his political career, Han is said to have a deep understanding of international diplomacy, which the president-elect wants in his government?s first prime minister to support foreign policies focused on securing natural resources overseas.
Assembly, to which he was first elected in 1988.
Han was the chief economic policy maker.
Industry, and the Federation of Korea Industries.
Han was a professor of economics at Seoul National University (1970-1988.
and Order of National Security Merit (Cheonsu Medal.
Han received his bachelor's degree from Yonsei University in 1960.
Out of 270 votes cast at a plenary session at the 299-member National Assembly, or unicameral legislature, Han was approved by a vote of 174-94 with one abstention and one invalid vote.
EducationHan received his bachelor's degreeBachelor's degree A bachelor's degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three.
Han was appointed the Minister of Foreign Affairsof the Republic of Korea.
Han was appointed to serve as a Special Envoy on Climate ChangeSpecial Envoy on Climate Change There are currently three United Nations Special Envoys on Climate Change, appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on May.
of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and a UN.
On 9 March 2007, Han was nominated as Prime Minister by President Roh Moo-hyun following the resignation of Han Myeong-sook.
Han was the first South Korean prime minister to visit the islets of Dokdo, which is located some 89 km southeast to South Korea's Uleung Island and 160 km northwest to Japan's Oki Island.
However, Han said at Dokdo that South Korea must keep calm over the issue.
Han met with his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoev, immediately before executives from both countries signed the deal.
We are like brothers despite the 8 thousand km between the two countries Han said in his speech after the ceremony.