The two groups will then stage a parade, meeting at Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office.
Traffic control measures announced by the Taipei City’s Police Department yesterday said that Ketagalan Boulevard between Zhongshan S Road and Gongyuan Road will be closed from 10am to 10pm today. Flexible traffic control measures will be enforced along the rally route, the department said.
The department said it would deploy more than 2,000 police to maintain public order and control traffic this afternoon when the rally begins.
The traffic control will be expanded to Linsen S Road, Gongyuan Road, Aiguo E and W roads and Zhongxiao E and W roads if needed, the department reported.