FDC Name:The Inauguration of the 12th President and Vice President of the Republic of China
Issue Date:20 May 2008
Details:The election of the 12th president and vice president of the Republic of China was held on March 22, 2008. Mr. Ma Ying-jeou and Mr. Vincent C. Siew were elected. They were sworn into office on May 20, 2008. As is customary, this Post is issuing a set of four stamps and a souvenir sheet entitled "The Inauguration of the 12th President and Vice President of the Republic of China Commemorative Issue" to honor and celebrate this occasion, which were released on the day of the inauguration.The stamps feature portraits of the president-elect, Mr. Ma Ying-jeou, and the vice-president-elect, Mr. Vincent C. Siew. The ROC flag, the president's office, the Taipei 101 Building and pictures of various major national construction projects are being used for the backgrounds. The stamps convey the idea that the new government, by leading all the countrymen toward economic prosperity, stable politics, ethnic harmony, better cross-strait relations, and internationalization, will usher in a new era for the country.
Remark:I have received 2 FDC from my friends from Taiwan both are by registered post.
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