By: Sophia Yeh and Elizabeth Hsu
Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the Thailand Trade and Economic Office in Taipei on Monday to pay homage to the country’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on Oct. 13.
At a makeshift memorial, Tsai extended her deepest condolences to Thailand for its loss of a great leader in a book of condolences.
“On behalf of the people of the Republic of China (Taiwan), I hereby extend my most profound condolences to the Royal Family and the people of Thailand for their loss of a great leader, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej,” Tsai wrote.
Several photos of a visit to Taiwan by the monarch, who was revered and loved by his people, were hung on the walls of the memorial hall. [FULL STORY]