THE Honourable Su Jia-Chyuan, President of the Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan), leading a 10-member delegation, is scheduled to visit Saint Lucia 21-24 February 2019 as Special Envoy of Her Excellency President Tsai Ing-wen and participate in the celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of the Independence of Saint Lucia.
During this trip, Special Envoy Su and his delegation will meet with the Honourable Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, the Honourable Senate President Jeannie Giraudy-McIntyre, the Honourable House Speaker Andy Daniel and the Honourable Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, Minister with the responsibility for External Affairs and other Saint Lucian dignitaries.
Special Envoy Su will also attend the ground-breaking ceremony for the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) redevelopment project, which will be financed by a loan from the Export-Import Bank of Taiwan (R.O.C.).
Also in the Special Envoy’s delegation are three prominent business leaders, who will explore investment and trade opportunities between Taiwan and Saint Lucia during this trip.
Special Envoy Su is the President of Taiwan’s highest legislative body. His visit and participation in the 40th jubilee of the Independence of Saint Lucia will highlight the cordial and mutually beneficial relations between the beautiful island (Formosa) of East Asia and the Helen of West Indies.