Cheng Li-chiun to remain minister of culture: Executive Yuan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/01/13
By Matt Yu, Phoenix Hsu, Sabine Cheng,
Wen Kuei-hsiang, Yeh Su-ping and
William Yen

Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) / CNA file photo

Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) The Executive Yuan confirmed Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will remain in her position in the new Cabinet, Executive Yuan spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka announced on Sunday.

Kolas made the announcement at a press conference that also confirmed the heads of other ministries.

In a Facebook post, Cheng said she had decided to remain after a series of telephone conversations with Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) who praised her work.

Cheng had announced in a Facebook post Friday that she planned to step down following the collective resignation of former Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) and his Cabinet.

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