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Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Physical Education) (South Korea)

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[flag of Ministry] image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 March 2019


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The flag of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is white with logo.
http://www.flagnara.co.kr/front/php/category.php?cate_no=12
http://news1.kr/articles/?3024714
Tomislav Šipek, 18 March 2019

"The 문화체육관광부 (English: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Physical Education) is a central government agency responsible for the areas of tourism, culture, art, religion, and sports. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism was originally a suborganization of the Ministry of Education created on November 4, 1948 through Presidential Decree No. 15). Later, the Ministry of Transportation set up a tourism department. The Ministry of Information (as Department of the Public Information) was set up ion June 22, 1961 (through Law, Article number of 631, Cabinet Decree Number 21) for administration of art and cultural affairs. It was renamed Ministry of Culture and Public Information on July 24, 1968 through Presidential Decree No. 3519. Then on December 30,1989 the Division of the Ministry of Culture and Public Information into two divisions of the Ministry of Culture and the Department of the Public Information (Law, Article number of 4183). Then on January 3, 1990 January 3 the Ministry of Culture is established through Presidential Decree No. 12895. On March 6, 1993 comes the unification of Ministry of Culture and the Department of the Youth Sports, as Ministry of Culture and Sports through Presidential Decree No. 13869. On February 28, 1998 the inauguration of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism takes place, an amendment of the Government Organization Law, article number 5529. On August 19, 2000, the renaming of the Departments takes place, and the Department of Tourism and Facility is renamed the Department of Citizen Tourism.
Further organizational changes take place in the following years, to become the current institution on February 29, 2008 as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, through yet another amendment of their Constitution, the "Government Organization Law" (https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Government_Organization_Act_of_South_Korea), by Act No. 8852 of February 29, 2008."
Sources: http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/ministry/history/history4.jsp,
http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/ministry/history/history3.jsp,
http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/ministry/history/history2.jsp,
http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/ministry/history/history.jsp and
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministry_of_Culture,_Sports_and_Tourism

Its flag is a horizontal white flag with the logo (http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/images/mcst/a1.gif) and below the inscription "문화체육관광부 文化體育觀光部" (English: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism). Here's the construction sheet: http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/images/mcst/a3.gif and http://www.mcst.go.kr/english/images/mcst/a4.gif

For additional information go to MCST (official website): http://www.mcst.go.kr/
Esteban Rivera, 29 July 2017


Flag up to 2016

[flag of the Ministry] image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 March 2019