KMT mayors to become the party's vice chairmen
April 30, 2014, 12:01 am TWN
TAIPEI--Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Ma Ying-jeou has nominated Taipei, New Taipei and Taichung mayors as the party's vice chairmen as part of an effort to reform the party, KMT sources said Tuesday.
The sources said the nominations of Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), Eric Chu (朱立倫) and Jason Hu (胡志強) was expected to win approval from the party's Central Standing Committee the following day.
The three will replace incumbent Vice Chairmen Lin Feng-cheng (林豐正), Chan Chun-po (詹春柏) and John Chiang (蔣孝嚴), who have tendered their resignation, according to the sources.