St. Kitts – Nevis Seeks Economic Help From Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan
January, 28 2008 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas says his Government and People of the twin-island Federation will continue to seek the support of the Government and People of the Republic of China in adapting new economic activities that will improve the standard of living of all the people in the twin-island Federation.

He said St. Kitts and Nevis values the friendship of the Government and People of Taiwan and intend in deepening that friendship which has been further strengthened and solidified over the past six years.

“The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to look forward to the time when you will be given recognition and you will be able to take your rightful place among the Nations of the World,” said Prime Minister Douglas to Republic of China President, Chen Shui-bian during a red carpet welcome ceremony on the steps of the Presidential Palace.

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St. Kitts – Nevis Delegation To Visit Taiwan

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
Janaury 25, 2008 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China on Taiwan are expected to further consolidate their friendly relations when the Prime Minister of the twin-island Federation, Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas pays an Official Visit to Taipei next week.

Prime Minister Douglas is accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris; Minister of Housing, Agriculture and Fisheries. Hon. Cedric Liburd; Chief Secretary, Mr. Joseph Edmeade; Financial Secretary, Mrs. Janet Harris and Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, Mr. Erasmus Williams.

The Official Visit begins on Sunday 27th January with the arrival of the delegation at the Taoyuan International Airport.

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St. Kitts – Nevis Defends Diplomatic Policy With Taiwan

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
January 22, 2008 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas says his government has no intention of severing diplomatic relations with the Republic of China on Taiwan in favour of mainland China.

“We took an informed position that we would prefer to support Taiwan because Taiwan at the moment can bring the greater support in the advancing of the economic, social and political development of the people, that is what we pursue in our foreign policy,” Prime Minister Douglas told reporters during the recent OECS Heads of Government Meeting in Roseau, Dominica.

The Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) is reporting the St. Kitts and Nevis leader as saying that the twin-island Federation was interested in the further development of its citizens and that Taiwan best reflect that policy.

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