August 3, 2022
Speaker of the House Pelosi Leads Senior Congressional Delegation to Taiwan
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Chairman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA), Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), and Representative Andy Kim (D-NJ) visited Taiwan from August 2-3, 2022 as part of a larger visit to the Indo-Pacific region. While in Taiwan, the congressional delegation met with President Tsai Ing-wen, Vice President William Lai, Premier Su Tseng-chang, National Security Council Secretary-General Wellington Koo, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, Minister of National Defense Chiu Kuo-cheng, Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua, and Legislative Yuan Vice President Tsai Chi-Chang. They also visited the National Human Rights Museum in Taipei and participated in a roundtable discussion with human rights activists. In all of these meetings, the delegation had an opportunity to exchange views with Taiwan counterparts on a wide range of issues of importance to both the United States and Taiwan including peace and security, economic growth and trade, the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis, human rights, and democratic governance.