The China Post
Date: October 4, 2016
TAIPEI — The president of Taiwan hosted a state welcoming ceremony with honor guard on Monday for
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who is on a state-visit from Oct. 1-4.
The ceremony was held at Freedom Square, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei. It marked the first time President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has welcomed a foreign visitor with an honor guard since taking office on May 20. Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) was also present at the ceremony.
Tsai later held talks with Hernandez at the Presidential Office, during which she expressed the hope that the Central American diplomatic ally would take concrete action to support Taiwan’s bid to participate in international organizations.
Hernandez reaffirmed his country’s support for Taiwan and reiterated a commitment to promote mutual ties between the two countries. [FULL STORY]