Taipei, June 27 (CNA) A U.S. congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan Tuesday for a three-day visit and will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and other senior officials during their stay, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
The group, led by Rep. Mike Rogers, Chair of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, comprising nine members of the House of Representatives, is one of the largest U.S. congressional delegations to visit Taiwan in recent years, MOFA said in a statement.
Joining Rogers are ranking member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee Rep. Adam Smith, Rep. Joe Courtney, Rep. John Garamendi, Rep. Jill Tokuda, Rep. David Rouzer, Rep. Gary Palmer, Rep. Jim Moylan and Rep. Cory Mill, MOFA added.
According to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the delegation will meet with senior Taiwan leaders to discuss regional security, trade and investment, and other significant issues of mutual interest.
The AIT said the delegation's time in Taiwan is "part of a larger visit to the Indo-Pacific region."
Meanwhile, Presidential Office Spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka said that Tsai would receive the delegation on Wednesday.