Pompeo will visit Kaohsiung next week.
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[Reporter Wang Rongxiang / Kaohsiung Report] Former U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo was invited to Kaohsiung on September 27 to give a keynote speech at the first "Global Taiwan Business Forum" hosted by this newspaper; there were local reports that Pompeo was not in Kaohsiung Just giving a speech, I will also take time to visit Pier 2, the light rail, and the Dagang Bridge.
The "Global Taiwan Business Forum" hosted by the Liberty Times will be held at the Kaohsiung Marriott Hotel on the morning of September 27. Former U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo will be invited as a special guest speaker. This is the second time of Pompeo this year. It is the first time to come to Taiwan and Kaohsiung for the first time. Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Qimai has publicly expressed his sincere welcome several times.
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It has been reported recently that Pompeo will not only give a keynote speech in Kaohsiung, but will also take time to visit Pier 2, the Light Rail Transit, and the Dagang Bridge. He will also attend a small discussion organized by civil society at Pier 2 to share the Indo-Pacific politics and economics with the business community. situation.
According to local sources, Pompeo attended the forum at Marriott on the morning of September 27, and in the afternoon, he was invited by the Kaohsiung Olive Branch Foundation, a consortium, to attend a small discussion held at Pier 2. The participants included legislator Zhao Tianlin and a number of enterprises. Before the symposium, Pompeo will visit the Pier 2, the light rail, and the Dagang Bridge to experience the charm of Kaohsiung Harbor.
Local sources pointed out that the organizers, the legislators and industry insiders, out of respect for VIPs and to avoid losing focus of the event, were quite low-key and cautious about Pompeo's visit to Barry II and attending the forum, but they did not deny the relevant itinerary; the forum basically It will not be disclosed to the public, and the outdoor itinerary is planned according to the visit plan of foreign guests.