6 in 10 people say PM nominee’s hefty salary at law firm ‘inappropriate’2 min read
Prime Minister nominee Han Duck-soo heads to his workplace in Seoul on Monday. (Yonhap)
6 in 10 South Koreans think Key Minister nominee Han Duck-soo having significant salaries for the duration of his stint at a legislation agency following his public service retirement is inappropriate, a poll showed Monday.
In the Korea Modern society Opinion Institute survey of 1,013 grownups, 63.2 percent mentioned it is inappropriate for superior-rating government officers like Han to provide as outdoors directors or advisers to non-public organizations after their retirement from general public support.
Only 17.6 per cent said these a observe is ideal, while 19.2 per cent mentioned they do not know the situation.
Han, who has held a number of higher positions in authorities, together with primary minister and finance minister, came beneath fire for attainable conflict of desire adhering to revelations he received a complete of about 1.8 billion won ($1.46 million) from December 2017-2022 as an adviser to legislation firm Kim & Chang.
Asked regardless of whether Han is match for primary minister of the incoming government, men and women were virtually evenly divided as 35.3 percent stated he is suit for the country’s No. 2 position, although 35.2 percent answered the opposite.
In the meantime, on expectations of President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s general performance above the subsequent five several years, 48.4 per cent stated he will do a excellent job following having place of work, while 47.5 per cent reported they do not hope him to do nicely.
The study experienced a margin of mistake of moreover or minus 3.1 percentage details at a 95 per cent self confidence amount. (Yonhap)