The following is a press release from the Ministry of Foriegn Affairs
Foreign Service Officers to be hosted by Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On the 18th of April 2008, three representatives from the Federation will depart for the Republic on China (Taiwan) where they will be hosted by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Karina Phillips, Nyian Farrell and Angelica Elliott will represent the Federation and participate in the “2008 Seminar for Diplomats from the Caribbean Region.”
The Seminar will be conducted by Taiwan’s Foreign Service Institute and will include lectures by high level officials. Subject matters will include the Foreign Policy of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Straits, the Learning of Basic Chinese and the development of Small Enterprises and Agriculture on Taiwan. The seminar will also include tours of centers of cultural importance and meet and greets with other Foreign Service officials.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stands to benefit tremendously from this educational and cultural exercise as having a comprehensive perspective of Taiwan, both culturally and economically, enables us to find creative and strategic ways of improving and strengthening our relation and friendship.
The Government and people of St. Kitts & Nevis have enjoyed an almost 25 year old friendship with the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of each country has confidently stated that the friendship will only grow stronger.
St. Kitts & Nevis recently opened its embassy in Taipei in hopes of further boosting the relationship. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts & Nevis thanks the government of Taiwan for its continued support and demonstrated commitment to the Federation.