The government and the ruling party discussed next year’s budget and legislative tasks for the implementation of the ‘Korean version of the New Deal 2.0’. Hong Nam-ki, Deputy Prime Minister of Economy and Minister of Strategy and Finance, said, “It will be a place to share goals and guarantee the will to implement through cooperation with the party government.”
The government and the Democratic Party of Korea held the 6th meeting of the ‘Korean Version of the New Deal Party Government Promotion Headquarters’ at the National Assembly on the morning of the 13th and discussed ▲ the Korean version of the New Deal 2022 budget plan ▲ the Korean version of the New Deal 2.0 supplementary legislative task for the future transition.
This meeting was held to discuss inter-party cooperation measures to support the ‘Korean Version of the New Deal 2.0’ announced in July ahead of the regular National Assembly budget and bill deliberation.
The government reflected 33.7 trillion won in the budget for the Korean version of the New Deal for next year, which is a huge increase from this year’s 20 trillion won. In the field of the digital new deal, 9.3 trillion won was applied to accelerate digital transformation and foster new hyper-connected industries such as metaverse, and 13.3 trillion won was reflected in the Green New Deal for carbon-neutral responses such as green economy transformation and the establishment of a climate response fund.
In addition, the Human New Deal reflected an investment plan of 11.1 trillion won to lead inclusive growth through the newly established youth policy, bridging the gap, existing investment in people, and strengthening the employment and social safety net. The government budget of 13.1 trillion won was also reflected in the New Deal.
There was also a discussion on how to supplement the Korean version of the New Deal 2.0 future transition legislative task. First of all, as the ‘Youth Policy’ and ‘Gap Resolving’ tasks were added in the Human New Deal, the legislative task for future transformation was also expanded from the existing 10 tasks to 12 tasks.
In addition, the target laws will also be expanded to 43 bills with the addition of the Personal Information Protection Act, the Distributed Energy Special Act, the Corporate Vitality Special Act, the Labor Transition Support Act, the Community Integration Care Act, the Vocational Competency Development Act, and the Special Youth Employment Act from the existing 31 bills. .
In his remarks on the same day, Deputy Prime Minister Hong said, “The two core pillars that strongly support the on-site promotion of the Korean version of the New Deal are the New Deal-related legislation and the New Deal-related budget. We have come to have close head-to-head discussions between the party and political parties,” he said.
He said, “The Korean version of the New Deal, which has been in operation for a little over a year, has been showing tangible results one by one, such as data dam, artificial intelligence, Dr. To this end, we significantly expanded the budget for next year and submitted it to the National Assembly, and we will start preparing from now on so that it can be started immediately after the budget is finalized.”
Deputy Prime Minister Hong also said, “Next year will be a very important year as it is the second year of the Korean version of the New Deal.
“I hope that the Korean version of the New Deal Party Government Promotion Headquarters meeting will be a place to gather wisdom and strengthen the will to cooperate with the party government,” he said.
The party decided to cooperate closely at this regular National Assembly to secure investment resources and handle legislative tasks so that the Korean version of New Deal 2.0 can be effectively implemented in the future.
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