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Overseas compatriot communities in the Americas support Republic of China(Taiwan) to join WHO
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2020/02/26
Branches of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in the Americas held their annual meeting in Los Angeles. The participants supported the participation of the Republic of China(Taiwan) in the WHO.
Roy Yuan-Rong Leu, Vice Minister of the Overseas Community Affairs Council, attended the annual meeting of the branches of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, on behalf of Minister Wu Hsin-hsing. He thanked the leaders of the overseas compat
More than 100 leaders from traditional overseas compatriot communities, including 15 cities of the United States, Canada and countries of Central and South America, attended the annual meeting of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in the Am

Traditional overseas communities in the Americas, mainly from the United States and Canada, held an annual rally in Los Angeles on February 19th. The participants congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen for her second term of office and signed a joint statement in support of the Republic of China (Taiwan) 's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO).

The statement Aspirations of Overseas Compatriot Commnuities in the Americas states, "At the time when the world is dealing with coronaviurs pneumonia epidemic, the Republic of China(Taiwan) should not be excluded from the world's public health system. We here proclaim that, we firmly support the Republic of China(Taiwan) to join the WHO to build a global epidemic prevention network."

The annual meeting of the branches of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in the Americas was held at the Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles on February 19th. More than 100 leaders of traditional overseas communities, including 15 cities of the United States, Canada and countries of Central and South America gathered to exchange opinions. Roy Yuan-Rong Leu, Vice Minister of the Overseas Commnuitiy Affairs Council (OCAC), Zhu Wenxiang, director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles, and Judy May Chu, congresswoman of United States House of Representatives, attended the meeting.

Judy May Chu said in her speech that branches of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in the United States have contributed a lot to the Chinese community in the past decades. They play an important role in the Taiwan-US relations just as she and other congressmen support the Taiwan Relations Act, which ensures the relationship between the Republic of China(Taiwan) and the United States.

On behalf of Wu Hsin-hsing, Minister of the OCAC, Roy Yuan-Rong Leu thanked the leaders of the overseas compatriot communities. He stated that the OCAC serves overseas compatriots who support the Republic of China(Taiwan) and love democratic Taiwan, regardless of their political party or group affiliation. The OCAC focuses on encouraging participation in overseas community affairs, uniting the strength of overseas compartiots and supporting national development.


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