No effort will be spared in maintaining the country’s strategic advantage in the field, Tsai said.
The five-member delegation, led by Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, will meet President Tsai Ing-wen and attend a banquet hosted by the foreign minister, Joseph Wu, during the visit, according to Taiwan’s foreign ministry.
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“Now, more than ever, America’s solidarity with Taiwan is crucial, and that’s the message we are bringing here, today," she said during her roughly 19-hour visit.
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.