On the morning of October 10 at the Presidential Office Building, President Tsai Ing-wen, accompanied by Vice President Lai Ching-te, received congratulations from members of the diplomatic corps and foreign organizations stationed in Taiwan, as well as representatives from international organizations participating in the 2021 Double Tenth National Day Celebration of the Republic of China.
At 9:30 a.m. members of the foreign diplomatic corps came forward one-by-one to congratulate President Tsai and Vice President Lai, who then expressed their appreciation to the guests for attending the celebration. Also in attendance were Secretary-General to the President David T. Lee (李大維) and Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮).
Foreign guests who attended the event to offer congratulations included 15 members of the foreign diplomatic corps stationed in Taiwan: St. Christopher and Nevis Ambassador Jasmine Elise Huggins (Dean of the foreign diplomatic corps in Taiwan), Palauan Ambassador Dilmei Louisa Olkeriil, Tuvalu Ambassador Limasene Teatu and her husband, Saint Lucia Ambassador Edwin Laurent, Guatemalan Ambassador Willy Alberto Gómez Tirado and Mrs. Gómez, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador Andrea Clare Bowman, Nauruan Ambassador Jarden Kephas and Mrs. Kephas, Honduras Ambassador Eny Yamileth Bautista Guevara, Nicaraguan Ambassador Mirna Mariela Rivera Andino, Belize Ambassador Candice A. Pitts, Haiti Ambassador Roudy Stanley Penn, Paraguayan Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Carlos Vidal Pintos, Marshall Islands Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Anjanette Celles Anjel, Eswatini Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Lindiwe Cynthia Trizah Kunene, and First Secretary Monsignor Pavol Talapka of the Apostolic Nunciature; guests from foreign organizations stationed in Taiwan included: American Institute in Taiwan Taipei Office Director Sandra Oudkirk, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Taipei Office Chief Representative Hiroyasu Izumi and Mrs. Izumi, Head of the European Economic and Trade Office Filip Grzegorzewski, Singapore Trade Office in Taipei Trade Representative Yip Wei Kiat, Slovak Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei Representative Martin Podstavek and Mrs. Podstavek, Polish Office in Taipei Acting Head Bartosz Ryś and Mrs. Ryś, Czech Economic and Cultural Office Acting Representative Dita Taborska and her husband, Australian Representative Jenny Polyxeni Bloomfield, India-Taipei Association Director General Gourangalal Das and Mrs. Das, Korean Mission in Taipei Representative Young Hoon Kang and Mrs. Kang, New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office Acting Director Stephanie Lee, German Institute Taipei Director General Jörg Wolfram Polster and Mrs. Polster, British Office Taipei Acting Representative Tom Burn and Mrs. Burn, French Office in Taipei Deputy Director Guillaume Delvallée and his partner, and Canadian Trade Office in Taipei Acting Executive Director Eelco Hendrik Jager and Mrs. Jager; and representatives of international organizations: World Vegetable Center Deputy Director General Yann-rong Lin (林彥蓉), and Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region Director Su-San Chang (張淑賢) and her husband.