More than 3,000 expected to attend funeral service for Koo
The China Post news staffTAIPEI, Taiwan -- A funeral service for Jeffrey Koo Sr, the late founder of Chinatrust Financial Holdings, will be held in Taipei today, with more than 3,000 people, including former President Lee Teng-hui, expected to attend, the company said.
January 6, 2013, 12:01 am TWN
In addition to Lee, Chinatrust said that former Vice President Vincent Siew, Indonesia's ex-President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, as well as many other local and foreign dignitaries will also attend the service.
The company cited President Ma Ying-jeou lauding Koo as an “invisible pair of wings” flying abroad frequently to expand Taiwan's international economic ties.
Koo died in the United States last month due to illness.