Jan 30, 2019 Sports Comments Off on OCAC thanks overseas compatriot associations (in Taiwan) for their selfless service
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) held a discussion dinner with overseas compatriot associations (in Taiwan) on January 21. OCAC Minister Wu Hsin-hsing and Vice Minister Roy Yuan-Rong Leu hosted the event; new KMT legislator-at-large Jennifer Tung also attended.
Wu wished everyone an early happy lunar new year and thanked them for maintaining close contacts with the OCAC over the past year. He said that the Taiwanese Returned Expatriates Association officially joined the overseas compatriot association (in Taiwan) last year. He further emphasized that, no matter overseas Taiwanese business persons or Taiwan alumni from foreign countries such as Myanmar or Cambodia, as long as in Taiwan, he or she is an old friend of the OCAC. Everyone has seen the growth of the country's economic and has made his or her own contribution to Taiwan, he said.
Wu continued to say that, the Overseas Compatriot Card (OCC) was a new idea of the overseas compatriot affairs policy of the past two years. It has received a great reception in compatriot circles, warming the hearts of overseas compatriots. At present there are already 2,800 OCC authorized stores. The OCAC will continue to strive in the future to increase the number of overseas authorized stores and to issue more cards. He went on to say that compatriot affair is about serving compatriots all around the world regardless of their political affiliation.
Legislator Jennifer Tung said that she has been involved with compatriot affairs work since she was studying abroad. She will continue to serve overseas compatriots in the future.
Source: Overseas Community Affairs Council
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