Her Excellency President Tsai Ing-wen of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is on a State Visit to Saint Lucia starting today July 17th.
During her visit to Saint Lucia, President Tsai will call on Governor General H.E. Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac, Prime Minister Allen M. Chastanet, Senate President Honourable Jeannine Giraudy-McIntyre and House Speaker Honourable Andy Daniel.
President Tsai will discuss and exchange ideas on bilateral and international issues of mutual concern. She will also address the joint session of the Parliament on the cordial and mutually beneficial relations between Taiwan and Saint Lucia.
The delegation will also attend the sod-turning ceremony for the St. Jude Hospital Redevelopment Project, the launch of Phase II of the Government Island-wide Network (GiNet) and the dedication of the Gros Islet Human Resource Development Centre.
A tour of the Inland Reception and Distribution Centre (IRDC) will also be featured to highlight Taiwan’s role in the success story of Saint Lucian banana industry’s renaissance.
In view of the priority Saint Lucia places on attracting foreign investments and promoting tourism, Taiwan will also dispatch a tourism industry delegation to explore the travel environment and market trends in fair Helen of the West.
In addition to Saint Lucia, President Tsai and her delegation will also visit Haiti, St. Christopher and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, respectively.