Premier-designate Lin to visit Legislative Yuan

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-05-03
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier-designate Lin Chuan will visit the Legislative Yuan on 6751972Thursday and present his first government policy report as Cabinet chief on May 31.

Lin and his team will take office on May 20, the same day President-elect Tsai Ing-wen will be sworn in.

The designated spokesman for the new Cabinet, Tung Chen-yuan, said Tuesday that Lin would arrive with a delegation from his new team at the Legislative Yuan on the morning of May 5 for a meeting with Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan and Vice Speaker Tsai Chi-chang.

Both were elected on February 1 to head the new Legislature, which for the first time ever counts a majority of members from the Democratic Progressive Party. DPP Chairwoman Tsai was elected president on January 16, but her transition period lasts until May 20.

On his visit to the Legislative Yuan, Lin will be accompanied by his choices as vice premier, Lin Hsi-yao, secretary-general, Chen Mei-ling, office manager Shih Keh-he, and by Tung, the spokesman said.     [FULL  STORY]

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