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AIT director lauds Taiwan on Facebook

AIT director lauds Taiwan on Facebook

Taipei, June 4 (CNA) Outgoing American Institute in Taiwan Director Christopher J. Marut lauded Taiwan as an amazing success story in a post on the non-profit corporation's official Facebook page Thursday. The Facebook post indicated that Marut considers Taiwan an "amazing success story as a dynamic democracy, an entrepreneurial, high technology economy, and a caring, cultured and educated society with deeply rooted beliefs in freedom and openness and human rights." The comments were made after Marut was awarded an Order of the Brilliant Star by President Ma Ying-jeou on Wednesday, in recognition of his efforts at furthering ties between Taiwan and the U.S. Marut is to be replaced by Kin Moy, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia. (By Tang Pei-chun and Ted Chen)


Updated : 2021-09-23 23:13 GMT+08:00