Taipei Mayor Thanks Prague For Support Amid COVID-19 Peak | Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed gratitude to Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Thursday (June 17th) for a letter affirming the Czech capital’s full support for Taipei amid a peak of COVID-19 cases.
In the letter, dated June 14, Hrib assured Ko that Prague would stand alongside Taipei and said he had raised the possibility of donating vaccines in Taiwan to the Czech government. The mayor of Prague also posted a video on Twitter Tuesday, saying he was “appalled that the policy is hindering the delivery of vaccines to Taiwan.”
KB declared in a Facebook post on Thursday that the letter made him feel hot. Last year, the central government and the Taipei City Government provided assistance to the European nation at the height of the pandemic, including donating 100,000 masks without expecting anything in return, he said. declared, adding that “it is because mutual assistance and the care of others are the most fundamental values.
The mayor of Taipei said he believes Taiwan will overcome the pandemic soon, like all the challenges it has faced in the past. “Having seen who our true friends are, I would like to express my deepest respect and gratitude to Hrib,” Ko said, adding that he hopes Taipei friends overseas are safe and healthy and that ‘he can’t wait to see them again soon.