Premier Chang meets with successor

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-04-08
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Simon Chang received the visit Friday 6746711afternoon from his successor, former Finance Minister Lin Chuan, as part of the transition process.

Lin will take office on May 20, the same day as the inauguration of Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen as president. Tsai met with incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou on March 30.

At the start of Friday’s meeting, Chang and Lin shook hands for the cameras. The current premier warned his successor that the job would be tough, but he added he was confident that thanks to his ability, he would be able to solve problems without trouble. Chang said he would return to normal civilian life after May 20, and he wished Lin good luck.     [FULL  STORY]

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