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06 Oct 2020 | 01:16 PM UTC

Taiwan: Memorial for former president scheduled to be held on October 7

Taiwan News Alert

Memorial service for former president scheduled to be held on October 7; disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/6/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/8/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Taipei). COUNTRY/REGION Taipei

Event

A memorial service for former president Lee Teng-hui is scheduled to be held in Taipei on Wednesday, October 7. The commemorative service will begin at approximately 08:20 (local time) at Teng-hui's residence in the Shilin District from where a procession will be held to the Wuzhu Mountain Military Cemetery in New Taipei City before the burial at 09:20. The event is likely to be very well attended, including by senior government officials. The event is closed to the public.

A heightened security presence and localized disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the event.

Advice

Those in Taiwan are advised to anticipate localized disruptions and heed instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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