Premier leads Cabinet in en masse resignation

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/09/07
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

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