Elected on a pledge to end his country's authoritarian leadership, South Korean President Moon Jae-in promised to shift his office from the secluded Blue House to the more accessible Gwanghwamun in downtown Seoul so that he can work closely with government officials based there.
He would "begin an era of a Gwanghwamun President" who communicates closely and regularly with the people on the ground, he had said in his inaugural speech.
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