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 better 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]