郭台銘選總統 蔡英文尊重 賴清德樂觀其成 | DPP demonstrates respect for Terry Gou

針對鴻海董事長郭台銘宣布參加國民黨總統初選一事,總統府今4月17日表示尊重;前行政院長賴清德發言人林聖哲也強調,賴清德樂觀其成,不過他說,賴認為郭台銘是國民黨籍,因此不便評論。

TAIPEI (The China Post) –The Presidential Office expressed its respect on April 17 following Terry Gou’s presidential run announcement. According to former Cabinet spokesperson Lin Sheng-che (林聖哲), Lai Ching‑te (賴清德) showed support but refused to comment since Gou is a KMT member.

國民黨下午頒發榮譽狀給郭台銘,感謝郭台銘以其母親名義,無息借給國民黨4500萬元周轉,今年剛好是郭台銘入黨50年,特頒榮譽狀感謝。郭台銘也正式宣布,將參加國民黨總統初選,且不會接受徵召。

Gou made the announcement a day earlier while receiving a citation from KMT Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義), honoring his 50th anniversary as a KMT member and contribution to the party for providing an interest-free loan of NT$45 million (US$1.46 million) in the name of his mother.

對於郭台銘參選總統一事,總統府發言人張惇涵表示,對於郭台銘董事長參選,總統府尊重,這也表示執政黨面對一日多變的變局,要更有智慧處理,對蔡總統而言,做好總統就是每一天的工作。

According to Presidential Office Spokesperson Chang Tun-han (張惇涵), the Presidential Office respected Gou’s decision and said that the ruling party will work harder facing the ever-changing political scene. He also said President Tsai will try her best to fulfill her duty as a national leader.