Back to list

First lady will not accompany president to Singapore

2015/11/05 12:04:33

(CNA file photo)

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Thursday that his wife Chow Mei-ching (周美青) will not accompany him during his upcoming trip to Singapore, where he will have a landmark meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平).

"It isn't that I don't want to bring her along. It is she who does not want to go with me," Ma said smilingly when asked about the issue during a news conference.

(By Lu Hsin-hui and Y.F. Low)
ENDITEM/J

Related:
President hopes cross-strait leaders' meeting will become regular
Ma-Xi meeting aimed at welfare of next generation: president
U.S. has no role in Ma-Xi meeting: president
Ma-Xi meeting has five characteristics: president
Ma hopes both sides will continue to cut animosity, deepen exchanges
Ma does not rule out Taiwan visit by Chinese leaders
Ma says meeting with Xi aimed at securing cross-strait peace