Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of China (Taiwan), Dr. Jaushieh Joseph Wu, paid a two-day visit to Saint Lucia from May 30th to May 31st 2019.
Saint Lucia and Taiwan have had a high level of bilateral cooperation which spans a cross-section of areas including agriculture, health, human resource development, community development and empowerment, sports, infrastructure and ICT.
Over the last few years the Government of Saint Lucia has sought to deepen our ties with Taiwan and our two countries have entered into loan agreements for an Island-wide Road Rehabilitation Programme and for the redevelopment of the Hewanorra International Airport.
During his visit, Dr. Wu met with Prime Minister Allen M. Chastanet and Members of the Cabinet. He also visited the recently opened Hummingbird Beach Park which was financed by the Taiwanese and participated in the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Overseas Engineering & Construction Corporation (OECC) contract signing ceremony and Road Rehabilitation sod-turning in Saltibus on Friday.
On his visit to the Caribbean, Dr. Wu was also scheduled to visit St Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to enhance relations and build closer cooperation.