Message From the Mayor

Welcome to Dongdaemun-gu

동대문구청장 이필형 이미지
Head of Dongdaemun-gu

Lee Phil-hyung

I will serve as the head of Dongdaemun-gu listening to the voices of residents.

Dear residents of Dongdaemun-gu,
We are now faced with a new challenge.
Let us make a greater leap forward for the next four years
than we have accomplished in the past twelve years.

Now is the time for us to change Dongdaemun-gu.
What change exactly? Change that results in new and different things.

I have witnessed residents’ high expectations and passions for change.
Countless residents have asked to change Dongdaemun-gu.
“Bring new change to Dongdaemun-gu," they say.
"Change Dongdaemun-gu for the better,” they say.

The residents are demanding the renewal of Dongdaemun-gu.
Every resident desires for Dongdaemun-gu to change.
Your wish is my command.
I will spearhead as the head of Dongdaemun-gu.

Change is just around the corner.
I make sure to proceed with what I have promised
step by step to ultimately reform Dongdaemun-gu.

I promise to make Dongdaemun-gu a new leader
and an advanced future-oriented district of Seoul.

I sincerely ask for your kind cooperation and full support.

Thank you.

Lee Phil-hyung Head of Dongdaemun-gu