gnb content footer

home

Government

Briefing Room

Presidential Speeches

Presidential Speeches

Presidential Speeches RSS RSS

Presidential Speeches

cwdnth.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
May 03, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, Since the 17th of this month, the Government has waged a “war against illicit private loans.” As soon as the complaint call center opened, it was inundated with frantic phone calls. Already on day one, some 1,500 complaints were filed with the center, which was more than 12 times the usu...

bh_thumb.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Apr 30, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans,Since the 17th of this month, the Government has waged a “war against illicit private loans.”As soon as the complaint call center opened, it was inundated with frantic phone calls. Already on day one, some 1,500 complaints were filed with the center, which was more than 12 times the usual n...

bh_thumb.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Apr 16, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans,On April 11, the general elections for the 19th National Assembly were held safely. I am deeply grateful to all of you for your cooperation. The Government will proactively reflect the public sentiments expressed through the elections in running state affairs. This year, for the first time ...

cwdnth.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Apr 02, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, On March 27, the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit with the theme “Beyond Security Towards Peace” came to a successful end. Through the Summit, we set another great milestone on the path to making a world without nuclear weapons and to leaving a more peaceful and safer world to our children....

cwdnth.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Mar 19, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, The Seoul Nuclear Security Summit, which is aimed at safeguarding the peace and security of the world, is just a week away. For two days from March 26, leaders from all around the world, including 53 heads of state, will meet together in Seoul to discuss how to make a world free of nuclea...

pres.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Mar 06, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, Yesterday was Gyeongchip, the end of hibernation according to the 24 seasonal divisions. The weather is still chilly, but it feels as if spring has already come. In this pleasant season, I have good news to share with you. Yesterday, the contract to develop oilfields in the United Arab E...

cwdnth.jpg

Address by President Lee Myung-bak on the 93rd March Fi...
Mar 06, 2012
Fellow Koreans, seven million compatriots overseas and our brethren in the North, I join all of you in celebrating the 93rd March First Independence Movement Day. I bow my head low in reverence to our patriotic forefathers who laid down their lives for the liberation of our country. My gratitude also goes to the deco...

cwd.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Mar 06, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, Two weeks ago, I visited Turkey and subsequently made a Middle Eastern tour to three countries, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. You may have been worried a lot about our oil supply because of the recent instability in the Middle East. During the tour, I met wi...

cwdnth.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Feb 20, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, Today, Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik is scheduled to make public the Government’s comprehensive measures to root out school violence. Last December in Daegu, a case of school bullying led to a middle school student taking his own life. The Government did not come up with measures immediat...

01.jpg

Radio and internet address to the nation by President L...
Jan 16, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans,  I returned home last week from the state visit to China. The two countries that mark the 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties this year have so far made remarkable progress in our bilateral relations. Every year, approximately 6.5 million visitors travel back and forth between our tw...