Tsai will pledge to build “better country” in inaugural speech: aide

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-05-20
By: By Sophia Yeh and Jay Chen, Central News Agency

Taipei, May 20 (CNA) President-elect Tsai Ing-wen will focus on her plans for “building a 6755838better country for young people” in her inaugural speech Friday, according to a close aide.

Tsai wrote much of her own speech and the text was not finalized until Thursday afternoon, said Huang Chung-yen, who will be the spokesman of the Presidential Office after Tsai and her government are sworn in during the day.

Tsai is due to begin her 30-minute speech in front of the Presidential Office building at 11 a.m. after being sworn in at 9 a.m. to become Taiwan’s first woman head of state.

A main goal of her government is to build a better country for the young, Huang said. Tsai wants to hand over to the next generation a country that is in a better state, he added.     [FULL  STORY]

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