By: Claudia Liu and Romulo Huang
Taipei, Dec. 21 (CNA) A delegation from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) will depart
for Beijing on Thursday to hold talks with officials of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a KMT official said Wednesday.
The delegation, headed by KMT Vice Chairman Chen Cheng-hsiang (陳鎮湘), will meet with Zhang Zhijun (張志軍), head of the Taiwan Work Office of the CPC Central Committee, among others, according to a KMT official who asked not to be named.
The trip is part of a program for dialogue and exchanges between the two parties, the official said.
The discussions will focus mainly on exchanges between the bases of the two parties, youth exchanges, and the protection of the interests and rights of the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, the official said. [FULL STORY]