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AIT chairman to make routine visit to Taiwan

AIT chairman to make routine visit to Taiwan

Taipei, May 10 (CNA) The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will arrive in Taiwan on Sunday for a routine trip, the AIT said in a statement that day. Raymond Burghardt will meet with a number of senior political and business figures during his six-day visit, according to the AIT, which represents U.S. interests in Taiwan in the absence of bilateral diplomatic ties. It will be Burghardt's 17th trip to Taiwan since his appointment as AIT chairman in February 2006, the AIT said. Burghardt's previous positions included director of the AIT's Taipei office, U.S. ambassador to Vietnam and U.S. consul general in Shanghai. He was also on the staff of the U.S. National Security Council. (By Christie Chen)


Updated : 2021-09-24 08:23 GMT+08:00