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Sponsors: Rep. Barfield
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Introduced in the House on February 7, 2013
Introduced in the Senate on February 12, 2013
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 12, 2013
Summary: Anna A. Kao
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/7/2013 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 11) 2/12/2013 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 10)
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TO COMMEND DIRECTOR GENERAL ANNA A. KAO FOR HER SERVICE WITH THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL OFFICE IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, AND TO RECOGNIZE HER ON THE OCCASION OF HER DEPARTURE TO ASSUME THE POSITION OF SPOKESPERSON FOR THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE PUBLIC DIPLOMACY COORDINATION COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTRY IN TAIWAN.
Whereas, born on January 15, 1959, Director General Kao earned a bachelor's from National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, the Republic of China; and
Whereas, her illustrious career includes service as the assistant and special assistant for the Coordination Council for the North American Affairs Office in Seattle, Washington, from 1987 to 1993; section chief for the Congressional Liaison Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) from 1993 to 1996; and private secretary in the Vice Premier's Office for Executive Yuan from 1997 to 1998; and
Whereas, she served MOFA as the deputy director general of the Department of Information & Cultural Affairs from 2002 to 2005, assistant director general and section chief of the Department of European Affairs from 1998 to 2002, and director general of the Department of Telecommunication Services from 2005 to 2010; and
Whereas, since November 2010, she has served as the director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta, Georgia; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly honor Director General Anna A. Kao for her loyal and dedicated service on the occasion of her new posting, and wish her well in the years to come. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, commend Director General Anna A. Kao for her service with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta, Georgia, and recognize her on the occasion of her departure to assume the position of spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and director general of the Public Diplomacy Coordination Council of Foreign Ministry in Taiwan.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to Director General Anna A. Kao.
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