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Saint Lucia in communication with Taiwan after earthquake disaster

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Saint Lucia: After the nation of Taiwan suffered from an earthquake on the morning of Wednesday, 03 April, Philip J Pierre, the current Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, released a statement expressing his condolences toward the casualties suffered by the nation while mentioning the long-standing relationship between both the countries.

Saint Lucia PM, Philip J Pierre, mentioned in his words about the people of Taiwan and their way of living life while facing difficult situations with strength and resilience. The PM expressed his sadness over the losses faced by the nation and its families but quoted how they faced adverse times in history from where they still managed to rebuild.

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The leaders and government officials of Saint Lucia also expressed their concern about the natural disaster faced by the island nation of Taiwan. They highlighted the relations shared between the both nations which helped each other in such challenging times.

It is said that the friendship between the two island nations is not just political, the nation of Saint Lucia is standing with Taiwan as backup and support and will be available if needed at any time. Leaders said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who got affected in Taiwan with our students who are pursuing their studies in the country.”

It is disclosed that the government of the nation is actively taking information about the students of Saint Lucia in Taiwan. Around two hundred students are reported who are completing their studies on the foreign land.

Ambassador Robert Lewis is taking all the care of the process to take updates by contacting students in different parts of the island and ensuring their betterment in this difficult situation. These students got the opportunity to get high-level study infrastructure due to the programs launched by the governments of both nations.

Ambassador Robert Lewis said, “We sought to find out if everybody was okay, and up to at least 8:00 am Saint Lucian time, we have not had anybody reporting there are any problems. Till now, we have had very good updates, and good feedback among Saint Lucians living in Taiwan. We are grateful for all the concerns.”

He added in his words, “There are some parts of Taiwan that have been affected, and we want to tell the Government of Taiwan, as Prime Minister Pierre has done, that we are in solidarity with them. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost loved ones and with those who got hurt.”

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PM Philip J Pierre also said on the situation, “I had a conversation with Robert Lewis, Saint Lucia’s Ambassador in Taiwan, who has accounted for our students and will work with them as the country begins to recover and monitor the shocks.”

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