By: Claudia Liu and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, April 5 (CNA) The Kuomintang (KMT) announced Tuesday the appointments of
seven new deputy secretaries-general in its first round of personnel arrangements after former Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) was elected to head the party March 26.
The seven newly appointed deputy secretaries-general include former Legislator Lin Kuo-cheng (林國正), former Pingtung Mayor Yeh Shou-shan (葉壽山), former Taitung County Council Speaker April Yao (饒慶鈴), and former Legislator Yang Chiung-ying (楊瓊瓔).
The three other new deputy secretaries-general are Chiayi City Council Speaker Hsiao Shu-li (蕭淑麗), KMT legislative caucus whip Lin Te-fu (林德福) and National Development Council special assistant Chang Ya-ping (張雅屏). Chang was also appointed as the head of the KMT Organization and Development Committee.
In addition, Taipei City Councilor Wang Hung-wei (王鴻薇) will serve as KMT spokeswoman and deputy director of the KMT Culture and Communication Committee, while Cheng Hang-sheng (陳杭升), the former head of the Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Government Ethics Department, will serve as the personnel chief of the KMT’s Administration Management Committee. [FULL STORY]