Chief of Taiwan’s Incoming Ruling Party to Visit China: Report

Wu Poh-hsiung, the chairman of Taiwan’s Kuomintang Party, which won the presidency in March, may meet President Hu Jintao during a trip to the mainland in June, reports AFP:

The Taipei-based China Times said that Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung plans to meet Hu during a historic trip to the mainland in June.

“Chairman Wu has said he did not rule out visiting the mainland,” KMT spokesman Huang Yu-chen told AFP in response to the report.

However, he said: “As of now, no schedule has been drafted as such a visit involves a further arrangement with the mainland side.”

If the visit is realised, Wu would become the island’s first ruling-party chief to meet Hu.

April 27, 2008 9:21 PM
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