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FINANCE MINISTER RENOUNCES U.S. NATIONALITY

(repeat) Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) "With undevided loyalty, I am now 100 percent a citizen of the Republic of China, " Minister of Finance Ho Chih-chin declared at a press conference Wednesday after completion of all formalities concerning the renunciation of his U.S.
citizenship earlier the same day.
However, Ho also said he remains undevided from the memories and experience of studying and working in the U.S., and that they were a part of his life he would cherish forever.
Ho was born in Taiwan, but held U.S citizenship due to his long stay in the U.S., where he earned his Ph.D and worked for the U.S government for a decade. Ho completed his undergraduate education and compulsory military service in Taiwan.
At the conference, Ho said he just renounced his U.S.
nationaltity one hour ago, and that he is "no longer a foreigner" while hosting the conference.
(By Tsai Hui-ju) ENDITEM/diG


Updated : 2021-07-27 04:59 GMT+08:00