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Rep. Royce Meets with Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan to Strengthen U.S.-Taiwan Partnership

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Washington, September 1, 2017 | comments
Rep. Royce and members of the U.S. delegation met with the Mayor of Taoyuan, Cheng Wen-tsan (pictured third from left), and China Airlines Chairman Ho Nuan-hsuan (pictured far right).

Rep. Royce and Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan seated in a China Airlines simulator.

TAOYUAN, TAIWAN  – During his first day in Taiwan, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) met with the Mayor of Taoyuan, Cheng Wen-tsan, to discuss expanding Taiwanese investment in the U.S. Rep. Royce was joined by China Airlines Chairman Ho Nuan-hsuan during the meetings to discuss China Airlines’ plans to expand direct flights from Taoyuan to Ontario Airport. After the meeting Rep. Royce released the following statement: 

“I am grateful to Mayor Cheng for extending such a warm welcome to the U.S. delegation. As Taiwan’s gateway to the world, I know that Mayor Cheng understands the importance of the free flow of tourism, goods, and services. I look forward to strengthening the long-standing relationships between American businesses and Taiwan that serve as a win-win for our economies.”

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