RRB Deputy Director-General Chou Yung-Hui promoted Director-General, transfer on March 25, 2013
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Railway Reconstruction Bureau
On March 25, 2013, former Railway Reconstruction Bureau (RRB) Director-General Hsu Chun-yat became fulltime Administrative Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC), and Chou Yung-Hui took over his position as new RRB Director-General. The transfer ceremony in the conference hall of the RRB on March 25 was supervised by MOTC Minister Yeh Kuang-Shih. Hsu Chun-yat has been RRB Director-General since July 21,2008, and was promoted MOTC Administrative Deputy Minister on July 31, 2012,while still holding the position of Director-General at the RRB. He has been leading his colleagues for four years, proactively determined the development of the RRB, promoted and carried out various projects, ensured excellent construction quality and a safe environment for workers and completed every mission in time and with the demanded quality. His successor, Chou Yung-Hui, will continue to lead. Director-General Chou earned his Ph.D at the Institute of Traffic and Transportation of National Chiao Tung University. In 1989, he passed the Civil Service Senior Examination in traffic administration and served as MOTC section chief, senior executive officer, RRB Chief Secretary and Deputy Director-General. He is well experienced and fully qualified. During the speech delivered by MOTC Minister Yeh Kuang-Shih, Hsu was recognized for his leading role in the completion of the Nangang project plan, the Neiwan and Shalun projects and the early completion of the Shanli Tunnel for the Hualian-Taitung Line electrification project. He was also praised for setting a milestone with the completion of the switches in the Kaohsiung Train Station, the largest and most complex switches in Taiwan. In addition, the RRB completed several institutional and cultural projects during his term in office, including the formulation of ethical norms, the establishment of a public communication channel, as well as the convening of a Museum of Taichung City Development under the Taichung viaduct and the touring exhibition along the Hualian-Taitung Line. He has set a perfect standard. Furthermore, Minister Yeh hoped that the newly appointed Director-General would lead his colleagues with his rich academic experience in order to complete the challenging tasks of the RRB and build quality, convenience and a complete railway network with innovative ideas.