Taiwan to submit letter of intent to join AIIB

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/30
By: Claudia Liu, Wei Shu and Lilian Wu

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan will submit a letter of intent on joining the China-initiated Asian 201503300036t0001Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a Presidential Office spokesman said Monday.

Charles Chen ( 陳以信) said the decision was made at a national security meeting presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) at the Presidential Office in which Ma heard reports by Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) and other officials on Taiwan’s plans to join the AIIB.

It was decided at the meeting that the Ministry of Finance will work out the letter of intent and have it approved by the Executive Yuan.

The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), the country’s top China policy planning body, will then submit it to the Interim Secretariat for Establishing the AIIB through the Taiwan Affairs Office under China’s State Council.     [FULL  STORY]

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