Tsai pays tributes to martyrs on Armed Forces Day

Taiwan News
Datwe: 2017/09/03
By: Elsie Tsai, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) hosted the 2017 Martyr

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) hosted the Martyr Memorial Ceremony of R.O.C. in Fall 2017 in Taipei this morning. (By Central News Agency)

Memorial Ceremony in Taipei this morning, as the police designated a protest area for possible protesters outside the ceremony the Armed Forces Day today.

The ceremony was held at the National Revolutionary Martyrs’Shrine in Zhongshan district, Taipei this morning at 9 a.m., to offer an annual sacrifice to honor the martyrs.

President Tsai upheld precedent and paid tributes, accompanied by Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁), Premier Lin Chuan (林全), President of the Legislative Yuan Su Chia-chyuan (蘇嘉全), President of the Judicial Yuan Hsu Tzong-li (許宗力), President of the Examination Yuan Wu Jin-lin (伍錦霖) and Vice President of the Control Yuan Sun Ta-chuan (孫大川).

President Tsai first presented a floral wreath, with the national anthem playing, followed by solemnly reading the elegiac address, the Presidential Office said in a statement.    [FULL  STORY]

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