On behalf of the government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan), President Tsai Ing-wen conveyed sincere congratulations to United States President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. Harris on their inauguration on January 20 (US EST).
President Tsai expressed her view that the US is not just Taiwan's most important international ally, but also a steadfast partner with whom we share the values of freedom and democracy. Taiwan and the US have enjoyed close and longstanding political, economic, security, and cultural cooperation, which has advanced the warm friendship between our peoples and contributed positively to regional peace, stability, and prosperity.
President Tsai wishes the new Biden administration smooth policy implementation, and looks forward to building on the strong foundation of the Taiwan-US partnership to further our bilateral collaboration, as well as the prosperity of, and friendship between, the people of both countries. Taiwan will continue to work with the US to uphold freedom, democracy, peace, and stability, and promote prosperity in the region, serving as a force for good in the greater international community.