- Posted July 2, 2014 by
The Two Men Who Tied Brisbane and Taiwan Closer
For the last five years, Brisbane and Taiwan has developed their stronger ties than ever, due to the well friendship and cooperation between Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and General Director of Brisbane Taipei Economic & Cultural Office Mr. Wen Cheng Sung.
At the Farewell Reception set up by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to Mr. Sung on 23rd June 2014 at Brisbane City Hall. Quirk has shown his appreciation for all the work that Mr. Sung has done for Brisbane. It including:
Coordination of the Taiwanese Community Dinner to raise funds for the Brisbane City Hall Restoration.
Flood Disaster Relief for the Brisbane Flood.
Recruitment of Taiwanese cities to attend the 2011 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Kaohsiung hosting the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities Summit.
Annual Taiwan Golf Charity Tournament Donation to the Lord Mayor’s Community Trust.
Annual Queensland Taiwan Festival organized by the Taiwanese Community.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has extended his personal thank to Mr Sung and wishing him all the best on his new role in Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Sung also thanked Lord Mayor Graham Quirk’s assistant in making his role in Brisbane a big success.
Apart from developing good relationship with Brisbane, Mr. Sung also has successfully introduced traditional Chinese writing script into Queensland OP assessment system in 2011. Calamvale Community College also being the first school to adapt traditional Chinese script for second language learning in Australia.
Mr. Sung also has his heart for working holiday students from Taiwan, he urge all local Taiwanese Community to give their hands to assist the students when the needed.
Mr. Sung is leaving Brisbane return to Taiwan on 5th July 2014. Mr. Ken Lai will arrived on 6th July 2014 to replace Mr. Sung.