Former President Lee Teng-hui's farewell ceremony Achievement Shinobu September 19 12:08
The farewell ceremony for former President Lee Teng-hui, who died in July after making efforts to democratize Taiwan, was held on the 19th. In addition to President Tsai Ing-wen and executives of the administration, senior officials of the US State Department and Prime Minister Morimoto from overseas The Minister attended and honored the achievements of former President Lee.
Former President Lee Teng-hui, who worked hard to democratize by realizing the first presidential election by direct voting in Taiwan, died in July at the age of 97 due to multiple organ failure.
On the 19th, a farewell ceremony was held at the chapel of a Christian university in the north and New Taipei, and in addition to President Tsai Ing-wen and executives of the administration, US Under Secretary of State Crack and Prime Minister Morimoto attended from overseas. Did.
In this, President Cai said, "Former President Lee laid the foundation for democratization of Taiwan. In the challenging international situation, he promoted practical diplomacy, linked Taiwan and democracy, and raised it to the international stage. ", And extended the achievements of former President Lee.
He added, "Thanks to former President Lee on behalf of the people of Taiwan. We have a responsibility to inherit the achievements of former President Lee, continue to establish Taiwan's independence, and deepen Taiwan's democracy and freedom. ".
Former President Lee will be buried in a military cemetery in northern Taiwan early next month.