By: Elaine Hou
Taipei, April 29 (CNA) A group of Japanese lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on
Wednesday likely to discuss matters related to the safety of Japanese food exports to Taiwan.
According to Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during the 4-day visit, the lawmakers are scheduled to meet with President Ma Ying-jeou(馬英九), Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平), Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂), and former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝).
Led by Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Nobuo Kishi, the brother of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the delegation will also call on Lee Chia-chin (李嘉進), chairman of the Association of East Asian Relations, which handles ties with Japan in the absence of formal diplomatic relations. [FULL STORY]