SEOUL– President Moon Jae-in appointed South Korea’s new Air Force chief Thursday, Cheong Wa Dae announced.
Earlier this week, Moon nominated Lt. Gen. Park In-ho as Air Force chief of staff and then waited until the formal process of the Cabinet approving his pick.
Hours after a Cabinet meeting, Moon appointed Park, according to Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park Kyung-mee. His tenure is to begin Friday, when an appointment ceremony will be held, she added.
Park will be promoted to the rank of general to assume the post.
Source: Yonhap News Agency