St. Kitts – Nevis’ PM Douglas To Visit Taiwan

St. Kitts - Nevis' PM Denzil Douglas

St. Kitts – Nevis’ PM Denzil Douglas
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
March 02, 2011 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is leading a seven-person delegation on an Official Visit to the Republic of China on Taiwan.

During the March 05 to 12 visit, the St. Kitts and Nevis leader will meet and hold separate talks with Taiwan President, His Excellency Ma Ying-jeou; Premier, His Excellency Wu Den-Yih and Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Timothy C.T. Yang.

Prime Minister Douglas and his delegation, which includes Minister of Public Works, Utilities and Energy, the Hon. Dr. Earl Asim Martin and Chief Secretary, Mr. Joseph Edmeade, will be guest of honour at a luncheon hosted by President Ma and a dinner hosted by Foreign Minister Yang.

Dr. Douglas will also visit the St. Kitts and Nevis Embassy in Taipei and meet with Ambassador Huggins and St. Kitts and Nevis students studying in Taiwan.

During the visit St. Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China on Taiwan are expected to sign a “Cooperation Programme on Model Tourism Farms.”

Other members of the delegation are Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Mrs. Hillary Hazel; Accountant General, Mr. Levi Bradshaw; Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, Mr. Erasmus Williams and Information Officer, Mr. Charles Jong.

While in Taiwan, Prime Minister Douglas and his delegation will visit Motech Industries, the largest solar cell manufacturer in Taiwan and one of the top ten manufacturers worldwide in terms of production capacity and output. In addition, Motech is also Taiwan’s leading provider of photovoltaic systems and photovoltaic inverters.

Visits will also be made to the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, the Xinsheng Park, the Lanyang Museum and the Horticulture Department at King Car Biotechnology Industrial Co. Ltd.

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