IIW President Dr Kapila Gupta was invited to visit the IW Club Taipei West, Taiwan from 16th to 18th January 2018. She was the first IIW President to visit them. She was welcomed at the Taipei International Airport by President Zoe Hsieh and PP Laurie. IIWBD Pearl accompanied IIW President during all programmes arranged. The following programs were organised:
16th January 2018
Welcome dinner hosted by the Rotary Club of Taipei West President Alan Lin and Inner Wheel President Zoe Hsieh at the Regent Hotel for Rotary PDGs and wives, Inner Wheel Past Presidents and spouses.
17th January 2018
IIW President Dr Kapila Gupta was interviewed by the local media in the morning. IIW President Dr Kapila and IIWBD Pearl were invited to the Rotary Lunch where IIW President shared information about the International Inner Wheel movement. Rotary RI District Governor Horng Jenn-Pan assured that they will try to form more Inner Wheel clubs. IIW President met with the Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Taipei West after lunch. They were informed of the latest happenings in Inner Wheel. She encouraged them to form a District and move on to National and International levels. District Governor Jenn-Pan hosted the farewell dinner for IIW President, attended by Rotary PDGs, District Officers, Past Presidents of Inner Wheel and spouses.
18th January 2018
IIW President Dr Kapila Gupta and IIWBD Pearl departed for home. The trip gave a great sense of achievement and accomplishment. The response from the officers and members of Inner Wheel and Rotary in Taipei was very positive and encouraging.