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Legislation #: 080377 Introduction Date: 4/17/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/17/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SKAGGS
Title: Welcoming the Honorable Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Taiwan’s Chief Diplomatic Representative to the United States, to Kansas City and recognizing the 30th anniversary of a Sister City Relationship between Kansas City, Missouri and Tainan City, Taiwan.

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4/11/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/17/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080377

 

Welcoming the Honorable Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Taiwans Chief Diplomatic Representative to the United States, to Kansas City and recognizing the 30th anniversary of a Sister City Relationship between Kansas City, Missouri and Tainan City, Taiwan.

 

WHEREAS, in April, 2007, Dr. Jaushieh Joseph Wu arrived in Washington, D.C. to assume the responsibilities as the Taiwan Representative to the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2002, Representative Wu began his government career as Deputy Secretary-General to President Chen Shui-bian where he was until May 2004 when he became Chairman of Taiwans Mainland Affairs Council; and

 

WHEREAS, Representative Wu is coming to Kansas City to attend a kick-off reception for Taiwan Heritage Month: the 30th Anniversary of Sister City Relationship between Kansas City, Missouri and Tainan City, Taiwan which will be held on April 17th at the Kansas City Public Library; and

 

WHEREAS, during the kick-off reception, Representative Wu will give a talk on the current US-Taiwan relations and there will be an exchange of gifts, sampling of Taiwanese cuisine, wine, and folk dancing; and

 

WHEREAS, there will also be a display of the traveling exhibit called Enchanting Taiwan which is comprised of 38 giant full color photo murals and attendant captions; and

 

WHEREAS, during the month of April on four consecutive Mondays, an Ang Lee Film Festival featuring four of the directors of Taiwan movies will be shown beginning at 6:30 p.m.; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome the Honorable Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Taiwans Chief Diplomatic Representative to the United States, to Kansas City and recognize the 30th anniversary of a Sister City Relationship between Kansas City, Missouri and Tainan City, Taiwan; 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 the Honorable Jaushieh Joseph Wu with the best wishes of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City on his new endeavor as the Taiwan Representative to the United States.

 

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