"Youth Employment Policy! Regeneration of the City! Safe Daejeon! Innovation of the Transportation! Active Economy! These five Innovation Projects will lead toward the citizens’ happiness in 2017."
Mayor of Daejeon Metropolitan City, Mr. Kwon Sun-Taik emphasized during a recent speech on the direction of the administration. Mayor Kwon also casually talked with many citizens during the first hike on the morning of January 7, 2017 around Yudeung River.
[The 15th Citizens’ Hiking with the Mayor along Yudeung River]
About six hundred citizens with the chair of Daejeon City Council, Mr. Kim Kyung-hoon, the superintendent of the Daejeon Metropolitan Office of Education, Mr. Seol Dong-ho, the head of Jung-Gu Office, Mr. Pak Yong-gap, and the head of Seo-Gu Office, Mr. Jang Jong-tae hiked with Mayor Kwon Sun-Taik.
Participants shared well-wishing remarks by walking along the riverside, and they gave a wish for the New Year’s luck by flying balloons and enjoying a Nanta performance.
Mayor Kwon and the attending citizens had a casual talk over breakfast together after the hike. To the question of the citizen who asked “What is the customized project to make Happy Citizens’ City this year?”, the Mayor answered “Sharing Happiness is the motto of the city government this year.” He also said “Having an active Economy in Daejeon is added to the four emphasized city government goals - Youth Employment Policy! Regeneration of the City! Safe Daejeon! Innovation of the Transportation!” This will help to share more economic benefit with the citizens.”
The Mayor added, “We are developing Daejeon’s pride and planning for more activities to enjoy in Daejeon. In particular, the construction of tram lines and the regeneration of the Expo Science Park will be the examples of best policies in the whole country.”