Taiwan: Clinton Invited to Take Part in Campaign for Free Taiwan Activities
The organizers of a universal campaign for a "free Taiwan" have invited former United States President Bill Clinton to take part in activities they will organize in Taiwan, an official of the organizing committee said Sunday.
Wu Shu-min, president of the Northern Taiwan Society, said that Clinton will be invited make a wish Feb. 28 at a "wishing tree" to be erected in front of the Red Theater in Taipei City and bear witness to Taiwan people's strong willingness for a free Taiwan.
Premier Frank Hsieh will also be invited to take part in the activities. According to media reports, Clinton is expected to arrive in Taiwan Feb. 27 for a visit at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). MOFA officials said, however, that Clinton's itinerary has yet to be finalized.
The Northern Taiwan Society together with a number of local pro-independence groups are organizing a global campaign for a free Taiwan on Feb. 28 - Taiwan's Peace Memorial Day. A lighting-up rally will be held simultaneously in 16 counties and cities in Taiwan as well as in a dozen overseas cities on the evening of Feb. 28.
Source: CNA News