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Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou talks to reporters as he exits the White Home following a second day of conferences in Washington, U.S., April 28, 2017.
Terry Gou, who chairs the corporate that assembles iPhones and extra, was talking at a temple dedicated to the ocean goddess Mazu, in response to Reuters.
Gou had informed Reuters on Monday that he deliberate to step down from his position in coming months. Hypothesis adopted that he would make a bid for his nation’s presidency, with native media reporting that he would quickly decide about subsequent yr’s race.
The election for Taiwan, formally generally known as the Republic of China, is scheduled for Jan. 11, 2020.
Regardless of receiving a goddess’ request on the matter, Gou informed a gaggle in New Taipei Metropolis that he had not but formally declared his candidacy. Nonetheless, later that day, he made it official, saying he would be part of the opposition Kuomintang social gathering’s primaries.
The Foxconn chair is Taiwan’s richest individual with a internet value of $7.6 billion in response to Forbes.
—Reuters contributed to this report.