Hon. Saboto Caesar, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural transformation, Industry and Labour made an official visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan) on 19th September, 2023.
During his one day visit, Caesar met with a number of high-level officials in Taiwan, and visited a several technical institutions, including the Taoyuan District Agricultural Research and Extension Station.
The minister also paid a courtesy call on Taiwan’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Remus Li-Kuo Chen; the Deputy Minister of Taiwan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Wen – Jane Tu; and Ambassador Charles Li, Secretary General of Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF).
The Taiwan technical mission continues to work closely with the Ministry of Agriculture in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. In a recently signed MOU, Taiwan committed to supporting St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) in livestock production and the modernization of post harvesting techniques in crop production.
Minister Caesar’s third official visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan) was facilitated by Taiwan’s Ambassador to SVG H.E Fiona Huei-Chun Fan; and SVG’s Ambassador to Taiwan H.E. Andrea Bowman and their respective embassies.
Minister Caesar departed Taiwan earlier today, Wednesday 20th September to participate in the inaugural International Conference on Fishing Communities (ICFC) 2023 in South Korea.