New Delhi, March 30: For ending up the trip from three-nation tour a mayor of Taipei city of Taiwan, Ko Wen-je had arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday. The mayor boarded on a trip to South and Southeast Asia with his delegation to promote tourism and the 2017 Summer Universiade an International multi-sports event, which will be held in Taiwan this August.Ko Wen-je arranged a meeting with Indian government officials. He even planned to visit Gandhi Memorial Museum and Qutub Minar. He is likely to visit New Delhi's Taj Mahal Hotel’s "Taipei Night" event in the evening. The following day, he will be attending the 2017 Taipei-New Delhi Economic Cooperation Forum, which seeks to increase trade and investment between the two nations.
Ko Wen-je was on the tour for pushing up the city’s effort with the “New Southbound Policy,” a key component of the nation’s development strategy, which seeks to strengthen Taiwan’s trade and economic ties with a total of 18 countries in South and Southeast Asia.
India was amongst the six targeted countries includes Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam and was included in the first phase of the ongoing New Southbound Policy. “A closer cooperation with India remains to be mutually beneficial, as India’s software capabilities complement Taiwan’s expertise in IT hardware”, said mayor Ko Wen-je.