|Governor Lee Si-jong, “Energetic start to new year by visiting Chunghontap Tower”|
- Striving to overcome COVID-19 and complete “Chungbuk, the land of life and the sun” -
- Concentrating its full capacity as January of the new year is a turning point for early stabilization of COVID-19 and recovery of daily lives -
Lee Si-jong, governor of Chungcheongbuk-do, had an energetic start to the new year (year of the tiger) by paying tribute at Chunghontap Tower on January 3rd.
Governor Lee visited Chunghontap Tower in Cheongju with executive-level civil officials of the province to pay respects to the patriotic martyrs and souls of all the fallen heroes, and expressed his new year resolution. The governor said that he will strive to overcome the COVID-19 crisis and accomplish saengyangchungwan, the “completion of Chungbuk, the land of life and the sun,” a goal that the province has promoted for the past decade.
He then attended the provincial government kick-off meeting for the new year and COVID-19 Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters meeting, both of which were held as video conferences, to discuss COVID-19 response measures of different local governments.
Governor Lee said, “Grave conditions continue due to the concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant in the province... As January 2022 is a critical time for early stabilization of COVID-19 and recovery of daily lives, I urge everyone to follow the quarantine guidelines, stress the importance of being vaccinated and focus full capacity of all cities and counties for a stable return to our daily lives.”