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Legislation #: 051452 Introduction Date: 12/1/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS GLOVER, XBARNES, BROOKS, COOPER, EDDY, FAIRFIELD, HERMANN, MCFADDEN-WEAVER, SCHUMACHER, NASH, RILEY, ROWLAND AND SKAGGS
Title: Welcoming Jack C.K. Chen to Kansas City as the new Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office.

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11/28/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/1/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 051452

 

Welcoming Jack C.K. Chen to Kansas City as the new Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office.

 

WHEREAS, on August 1, 2005, Jack C.K. Chen was appointed as the Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City by the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and assumed his duties on September 9, 2005; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Chens position is the de facto Consul General of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Kansas City and represents the interests of Taiwan in the Midwest United States; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Chen is dedicated to promoting cooperation and mutual understanding between Taiwan and the United States in economic, cultural and other areas; and

 

WHEREAS, during his tenure as Director-General, Mr. Chen desires to develop municipal partnerships between Kansas City and Tainan, Taiwan, provide opportunities for city officials and citizens to experience and explore other cultures through long-term community partnerships, create an atmosphere in which economic and community development can be implemented and strengthened, stimulate environments through reciprocal cultural, education, tourism, business and technical exchanges and projects, and collaborate with organizations in the greater Kansas City area that share similar goals; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Jack C.K. Chen to Kansas City as the new Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Jack C.K. Chen with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council and their sincere best wishes for the development of international businesses between Kansas City and Taiwan.

 

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