President Cai attends the opening ceremony of “FOOD TAIPEI” and “supports the food of” Democratic allies “”
President Tsai Ing-wen attended the opening ceremony of “Taipei International Food Trade Fair FOOD TAIPEI 2022” on the morning of the 22nd. In his opening speech, President Cai pointed out that “FOOD TAIPEI” is not only one of the largest food platforms in Asia, but also a platform for cultural exchange. “Food in each country has its cultural characteristics. It not only expresses, but also conveys a warm humanity. “
President Cai said that because food is an important export product for each country, the export and sale of food sometimes stagnates due to the intervention of political factors in the traffic of international trade, and it does not proceed normally. He pointed out that there is, and as a recent example, he mentioned that Taiwanese hata was unilaterally excluded from China.
In the case of Hata, President Cai explained that many of the world’s partners who share the value of democracy with Taiwan are trying to support Taiwanese fishermen, a Japanese aquaculture company in Fukushima Prefecture said. “Let’s support Taiwan by eating” democratic fish “” and mentioning that they are trying to cooperate with the export of Taiwanese hata to Japan, “We are very impressed by the friendship to support Taiwan with all our might. I have. “
Führer Cai emphasized the idea that democratic allies can help each other to overcome any challenge. Introduced that Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation bought it and sold it in Taiwan when Lithuanian rum could not be sold due to political interference in China last year. He explained that this also helped to increase the popularity of Lithuanian products in Taiwan, and that Lithuanian beer and chocolate are now very welcome in Taiwan.
President Cai said that “FOOD TAIPEI” has many excellent foods from “Democratic allies”, and besides Taiwan, other countries that have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, as well as Japan, the United States, and Europe. Close partners from various countries are participating. From Lithuania, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Egidijus Giedraitis led a delegation to the trade fair again. ” President Cai then said that all the characteristic foods of the 23 countries of the four continents gathered here are “good democratic products” and supported these products together with people all over Taiwan, and Taiwan and “democratic”. He called for greater power to help each other and to achieve even greater results.
After the speech, President Cai held the opening ceremony with the guests gathered at the venue, “Central America and Paraguay Pavilion”, “Japan Pavilion”, “US Pavilion”, “Taiwan Pavilion”, “Lithuania Pavilion”, “Eswatini Kingdom”. I visited “Pavilion” and so on.
Taiwan Today: June 23, 2022
Photo courtesy of: From the Presidential Office Building
President Tsai Ing-wen (pictured) attends the opening ceremony of “Taipei International Food Trade Fair FOOD TAIPEI 2022” on the 22nd. He pointed out the importance of helping “democratic allies” and appealed for their support for good food.