Lai’s Cabinet resigns en mass ahead of major reshuffle

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/01/11
By: Ku Chuan, Wang Cheng-chung and Elizabeth Hsu

Premier Lai Ching-te (right) shakes hands with Cabinet members following a mass resignation. (Photo courtesy of the Executive Yuan)

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) led his Cabinet in a mass resignation Friday in preparation for a major reshuffle in which he will be replaced.

At a provisional Cabinet meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m., Lai announced the en mass resignation, after which all of the Cabinet members signed the official document.

Lai, who will be replaced by Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), shook hands with each of his Cabinet members after the en mass resignation procedure was completed.

Addressing the meeting, Lai said he does not regret the efforts he and his team made toward domestic economic development, the improvement of people’s welfare, and the strengthening of the nation.    [FULL  STORY]

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