By: Lu Hsin-hui and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, May 12 (CNA) President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will attend the inauguration
ceremony of the expanded Panama Canal on June 26 and may transit through the United States during her first overseas trip after she takes office on May 20, according to a media report on Thursday.
On her trip to Panama, which is one of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies, Tsai will also visit Paraguay, another formal ally, the United Evening News reported.
However, Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party said her travel itinerary is still being planned and a final decision has not yet been made, according to the report.
In March, Panama issued an official invitation to Tsai to attend the ceremony in June. [FULL STORY]