Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu led a delegation to St. Kitts and Nevis Sept. 18-20 to offer congratulations on the country’s 40th anniversary of independence and celebrate 40 years of diplomatic ties between Taiwan and the Caribbean ally, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In his role as presidential envoy, Wu met with Governor-General Marcella Liburd and attended a banquet hosted by Prime Minister Terrance Drew, the MOFA said. The minister also delivered handwritten letters from President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Chen Chien-jen to Liburd and Drew respectively, expressing sincere congratulations on behalf of the government and citizens and appreciation for the country’s long-standing support for Taiwan’s participation in international organizations.
The minister also met with Drew and other high-ranking officials such as Minister of Foreign Affairs Denzil Douglas to exchange views on bilateral cooperation and other issues of mutual concern, culminating in the signing of the Agreement on Diplomatic Staff Training Cooperation. According to the MOFA, the milestone pact will enable more comprehensive collaboration in foreign language training and policy analysis to further deepen the countries’ bond. (POC-E)
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