The presidential office has congratulated ruling Saenuri Party presidential contender Park Geun-hye on her victory in the 18th presidential election.
Presidential spokesman Park Jeong-ha on Wednesday said he sincerely congratulates Park on her victory together with the people and hopes the citizens’ great choice will lead to national unity and happiness amongst the people.
The spokesman thanked the officials and those involved with the election for their efforts to ensure a fair election. He also conveyed his consolation to those who lost the election.
The presidential spokesman said that the Lee Myung-bak government is committed to taking care of state affairs until the last day of its term and is making thorough preparations to ensure a smooth transition of power with the next government.