The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Saint Lucia hosted the 108th National Day Reception in the evening of Thursday, 9 October 2019 at Sandals Grande Resort.
Counselor Bill Shih-chang Huang, Chargé d’affaires a.i. presided over the ceremony on behalf of His Excellency Ambassador Douglas C.T. Shen, who travelled with the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and his delegation to Taiwan.
His Excellency Governor General Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac of Saint Lucia congratulated Taiwan on its National Day, and emphasised that Saint Lucia-Taiwan relationship has never been better. He praised that Her Excellency President Tsai Ing-wen’s state visit to Saint Lucia in July 2019 has further consolidated the diplomatic bond between the two countries.
The Honorable Ezechiel Joseph, Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives, stressed that Prime Minister Allen Castanet is leading the largest delegation ever to Taiwan, including professional cultural performer.