In her address, Tsai said Taichung residents are witnessing history in the making as an MRT system has been a dream of local people for more than 30 years.
In her opening address to the representatives, Tsai said that achieving carbon neutrality is a goal that Taiwan shares with the world, and one the country is actively working towards.
The delegation will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday and other top Taiwanese officials responsible for national security, foreign affairs, and national defense during their stay.
"Chinese medicine practitioners in Taiwan have been actively developing a treatment method for COVID-19, using both Chinese and Western medicine approaches," Tsai said at an annual Chinese medicine forum.
Commenting on cross-strait relations during a national security meeting, the president said Taipei is always willing to push for meaningful cross-strait dialogue on the basis of equal footing "as long as Beijing is willing to resolve antagonisms."
The president's online campaign was posted with the hashtag #po一本你最近買的書challenge (post a book you recently bought challenge).
"We are grateful that for over past decades, the U.S. has always stood by its friend and partner, Taiwan," Tsai said in the video, which was posted on Taiwan's Office of the President website.
Speaking at the opening of the conference, Tsai praised the work done by overseas Taiwanese in promoting business opportunities in Taiwan