Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi to meet with Taiwan President

Taiwan News
Date: 2018/10/10
By:  Central News Agency

Children’s rights activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi is

Kailash Satyarthi of India (right) and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan receiving their Nobel Peace Prizes in 2014. (By Associated Press)

scheduled to arrive in Taiwan Wednesday, where he will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen and give a number of talks, according to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India.

It is the second visit to Taiwan by the 64-year-old Indian national and founder of the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), or Save the Childhood Movement.

Satyarthi will also attend the Yushan Forum on Thursday, a signature annual event held by the Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation, which was established to promote stronger links between countries covered by the country’s New Southbound Policy.

At the forum, he will represent a foreign VIP delegation visiting Taiwan to observe the country’s Double Ten National Day, according to the center.    [FULL  STORY]

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