Tsai to transit in Houston, San Francisco on Central American trip

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/30
By: Lu Hsin-hui, Tang Pei-chun and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, Dec. 30 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will make two stopovers in the United States — in

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) (CNA file photo)

Houston and San Francisco — on her nine-day Central American trip next month, the Presidential Office said Friday.

Tsai is scheduled to depart Taiwan on Jan. 7 for Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador, four of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in Central America, said Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺).

The president is due to arrive in Houston at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 7 and stay for one night before continuing on her state visit to the four countries, Huang told the press.

On the return leg, Tsai will stop over in San Francisco on the night of Jan. 13 and depart for Taiwan the next day, he said.    [FULL  STORY]

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