Kim Myung-soo appointed as promotional ambassador of anticorruption commission

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Kim Myung-soo appointed as promotional ambassador of anticorruption commission

Kim Myung-soo [WOOLLIM ENTERTAINMENT]

Kim Myung-soo [WOOLLIM ENTERTAINMENT]

 
Singer and actor Kim Myung-soo was appointed as the promotional ambassador of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC), his agency Management Leesang said on Thursday.  
 
The agency reported that the actor received a letter of appointment and a replica of a special pass, called mapae, from ACRC Chairperson Jeon Hyun-heui on Monday. Mapae is a token that was carried by secret royal inspectors sent by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).  
 
Actor Kim Myung-soo, right, and Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) Chairperson Jeon Hyun-heui pose for the camera after Kim was appointed as the promotional ambassador during a ceremony at the government complex in central Seoul on Monday. [YONHAP]

Actor Kim Myung-soo, right, and Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) Chairperson Jeon Hyun-heui pose for the camera after Kim was appointed as the promotional ambassador during a ceremony at the government complex in central Seoul on Monday. [YONHAP]

 
“I’m honored to be appointed as the promotional ambassador of the ACRC,” Kim said through his agency. “I’ll try to be a positive influence to help spread a transparent culture in our society.”
 
Kim is currently featuring as the role of Sung Yi-gyum, a secret royal inspector who investigates corruptive practices of public officers, in the KBS historical comedy “Royal Secret Agent.”  
 
BY LEE JAE-LIM  [lee.jaelim@joongang.co.kr]  
 
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