Agricultural ‘ambassadors’ set to head off to Thailand, India

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/08/02
By: Emerson Lim

Taipei, Aug. 2 (CNA) Thirty agricultural students and people involved in the business will soon head to Thailand and India as "Young Agricultural Ambassadors" to help Taiwan build closer ties with those countries.

The 30 ambassadors, chosen from 117 candidates, recently completed a three-day training program and were given a send-off ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday before departing for Thailand and India in mid-August in separate groups.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), which co-sponsors the program with the Council of Agriculture (COA), would not give their exact dates of departure.

It said participants will tour agricultural establishments and farms and visit academic institutions, industry players and agricultural officials during their trips, but further details of their activities were not available.    [FULL  STORY]

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