By: Claudia Liu and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, Sept. 7 (CNA) Outgoing Premier Lin Chuan (林全) led his Cabinet in an en masse resignation Thursday following its last regular meeting.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) appointed Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) as premier Tuesday, one day after she accepted Lin’s resignation, and Lai is scheduled to take office Friday.
After the en masse resignation, Lin and his Cabinet posed for a photo in the Plaza of the Executive Yuan building, which was followed by a farewell party.
During the party, Lin praised Lai as a hard-working and warm-hearted leader, saying that he believes the premier-designate “can do a better job than me