China welcomes Taiwan’s AIIB presence under `proper’ name

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/01
By: Lawrence Chiu and Elizabeth Hsu

Beijing, April 1 (CNA) China’s Taiwan Affairs Office has received Taiwan’s letter of intent to join

Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光), spokesman of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (CNA file photo)

Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光), spokesman of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (CNA file photo)

its proposed Asian Investment Bank (AIIB) and welcomes its participation — under the “proper name” — the office’s spokesman, Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光), said Wednesday.

The letter of intent has been handed over to the provisional secretariat of the AIIB, Ma told CNA.

However, as of press time, no information on Taiwan’s application for access as a member of the proposed bank has been published on the official website of China’s Ministry of Finance, which is in charge of updating data on AIIB membership applications from around the world.     [FULL  STORY]

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