WHA delegation to head to Geneva regardless of invite

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-04-20

A Taiwanese delegation is set to travel to Geneva regardless of whether it receives an


invitation to this year’s World Health Assembly. That was the word from Health Minister Chen Shih-chung on Thursday.

This year’s WHA meeting is scheduled to take place from May 22nd to 31st. Taiwan has attended as an observer for the past eight years. But this year, China’s boycott of the Tsai Ing-wen administration may mean Taiwan is not invited.

Chen told a meeting of the Legislature’s Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee that the Taiwanese delegation is still preparing to attend the meeting under the name Chinese Taipei.    [FULL  STORY]

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