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Ministry of Science and Technology (South Korea)

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Ministry of Science and Technology (South Korea)

Ministry of Science and Technology
과학기술부
Kgwahakgisulbu
Agency overview
Formed March 30, 1969
Preceding agency
  • None
Dissolved 28 February, 2008
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction Government of South Korea
Child agencies

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) was ministry of the government of South Korea which coordinates science and technology activities in the country. In 2008, it was combined with another ministry and renamed the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. However the current Korean government under Park Geun-hye has re-launched the ministry with the name under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning.

External links

  • Official website (English version)
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