Tien Chung-kwang named as Taiwan’s new deputy foreign minister
By: Chen Yun-yu and Matthew Mazzetta
Tien Chung-kwang / CNA file photo
Taipei, July 9 (CNA) Career diplomat Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) has been appointed as deputy foreign minister, filling a post that was left vacant when one of the two incumbents was appointed to the National Security Council, according to a press statement released Thursday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
Tien, who had been serving as Taiwan's representative to India since 2013, will replace Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉), the newly appointed deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council. [FULL STORY]