Tsai receives the International Pioneer Award for Leadership
Radio Taiwan International
Date: 04 December, 2020
By: Leslie Liao
President Tsai Ing-wen received the International Pioneer Award for Leadership on Friday
The American Legislative Exchange Council has presented President Tsai Ing-wen with its International Pioneer Award for Leadership. Tsai is the second international head of state to win the honor: the only other to have done so was Margaret Thatcher in 2006.
During an acceptance speech in Taipei, Tsai said she was accepting the award on behalf of the Taiwanese people. The president invoked the words of Margaret Thatcher saying “When people are free to choose, they choose freedom.” [FULL STORY]