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410, 2016

AMBASSADOR EMMANUEL VISITS CHAOJING OCEAN CENTER AND DIRECTOR-GERNERAL SHIH

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Taiwan | September 30, 2016

On Friday September 30, 2016, Saint Lucia Ambassador Emmanuel paid a courtesy visit to Director-general Shih, Chaojing Ocean Center. Located in Keelung, Chaojing Ocean Center is a multi-functional maritime research and education center.

As Ambassador Emmanuel is interested in maritime cooperation and there are cooperative aquaculture projects between Taiwan and Saint Lucia, Director-general Shih guided the Ambassador to see the aquaculture facilities and aquaculture species. The ambassador was especially amazed by the variety of species at the facility, including the cultivation of endangered coral species. The Ambassador is looking forward to more cooperation between Taiwan and Saint Lucia in marine research and protection.

 

2508, 2016

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister H.E. Allen M. Chastanet paid a courtesy visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan)

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From August 23 to August 26th, Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister H.E. Allen M. Chastanet paid a courtesy visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Prime Minister Allen met with National Security Council Secretary-General Joseph Chao-hsieh Wu, Deputy Foreign Minister Javier Ching-shan HOU, and several Taiwanese businessmen. He also attended a luncheon hosted by Vice Minister Leo Chen-jan Lee.

The Prime Minister also visited with Saint Lucian students and paid a courtesy call on Saint Lucia’s Embassy in Taiwan.

2707, 2016

Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel attended the 2016 International Workshop on Strategies for Combating Human Trafficking

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Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel attended the 2016 International Workshop on Strategies for Combating Human Trafficking, hosted by Ministry of the Interior.

In order to echo with the World Day against Trafficking in Persons designated by the United Nations, the National Immigration Agency of the Ministry of the Interior organized this
international forum.

Others attending the event included Vice President Chen Chien-Jen and Minister of the Interior Yeh Jiunn-Rong.

2005, 2016

Saint Lucia sends delegation to the inauguration of the R.O.C. (Taiwan) President Tsai Ing-wen

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1311, 2015

Ambassador presented his Credentials

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Saint Lucia’s first Ambassador to Taiwan commits to strengthening the bonds of friendship and cooperation between Saint Lucia and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Saint Lucia’s first Ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan), His Excellency  Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel, presented his Credentials to President Ma Ying-jeou, of the Republic of China (Taiwan) at a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace on Thursday December 3rd, 2015.  The Ceremony included a military guard of honour and military marching band. Also in attendance was Foreign Minister David Lin and other senior officials from the Foreign Ministry.In welcoming Ambassador Emmanuel to Taiwan, President Ma Ying-jeou noted the already strong ties which exist between our two countries with cooperation in Agriculture, Education, Healthcare among other areas. On Agriculture he stated he was very pleased during his visit to Saint Lucia to see the progress made under the Agricultural Cooperation Projects. On Education he stated that a number of Saint Lucian students have received scholarships to study in Taiwan with over 30 having completed their studies and returned home. He said he hoped that the presence of the Embassy there will create more opportunities for students from Saint Lucia to receive scholarships in the future.

The President noted Saint Lucia’s strong support for Taiwan’s participation in International Organizations such as the World Health Assembly, International Civil Aviation Organisation and United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

In his response, Ambassador Emmanuel thanked the President for his warm words of welcome and conveyed greetings from the Government and people of Saint Lucia. He thanked the Government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) for their contributions over the years, toward the social and economic development of Saint Lucia. Ambassador Emmanuel also thanked the President for his Government’s role in facilitating the establishment and operation of the Embassy in Taiwan. He specifically mentioned the role played by Foreign Minister David Lin and his staff and in particular the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Saint Lucia.

Finally, Ambassador Emmanuel stated that as the first Ambassador from Saint Lucia, he will work diligently to ensure the goals of the two governments in strengthening the bonds of friendship and cooperation are met, while at the same time, making Saint Lucia a household name in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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