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Taiwan diplomats celebrated independence of Saint Lucia

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Saint Lucia: The 45th anniversary of the independence of Saint Lucia was celebrated on Thursday, 22 February which was also celebrated by the Taiwan diplomats in the presence of Joseph Wu, the Foreign Minister of Taiwan, and Ambassador Robert Kennedy Lewis. The event was organised to highlight the long-standing diplomatic relations between both nations.

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu expressed his gratitude to the citizens of Saint Lucia and congratulated them and the government on the day of independence on behalf of his nation, Taiwan. Minister Joseph in his statement mentioned about the strong relations and diplomatic cooperation between both nations since 2007.

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Minister Joseph highlighted the collaborative efforts of both the island nations in the betterment of important sectors including agriculture, public health, education, and empowerment of women and their participation.

In his statement, Minister Joseph also talked about the joint scholarship programs initiated by both nations with the intention of developing talent by providing opportunities. The programs are aimed at the young generation who have the potential to contribute to the growth of the nation.

He also added his appreciation for the support of Saint Lucia to Taiwan in different aspects of geopolitics and cooperation in several fields. Joseph mentioned about the importance of solidarity in international relations.

In the replay of the statements of Minister Joseph, Ambassador Robert Kennedy Lewis also shared his words on the strong relations between both nations and the long-standing cooperation.

In his statement, Ambassador Lewis praised the leadership of Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, and her firm support and role in the social development of Saint Lucia. Ambassador Lewis said in his statement that mutual participation in multiple national and global issues is proof of friendship to stay strong long in the future.

Ambassador Lewis expressed his optimistic views about the possible cooperation and deepening relations between both nations. Lewis also talked about the values and principles of both the island nations which bring them together. He mentioned the efforts of both nations to protect freedom and democracy.

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Ambassador Lewis congratulated Taiwan in his words for the successful completion of their recent presidential election on behalf of Saint Lucia. He also appreciated their management of democracy in the nation. In his statement, Lewis mentioned Taiwan as a sign of democracy, resilience, and political maturity.

The diplomatic partnership between Saint Lucia and Taiwan is presented as a benchmark in diplomatic relations. The cooperation is not just between the government but also promoted among the citizens from time to time.

The collective efforts of both nations are focused on overcoming the social and diplomatic challenges faced. And also to promote mutually beneficial relations that could lead to the betterment of the people of both nations.

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