SUPPORT: Prior to meeting the Honduran official, President Tsai Ing-wen met and thanked a Peruvian legislator for initiating a petition for Taiwan’s inclusion at the WHA
Date: May 28, 2019
By: Lu Yi-hsuan and Jonathan Chin / Staff reporter, with staff writer
Honduran Second Vice President Olga Margarita Alvarado Rodriguez yesterday arrived for
a five-day state visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Alvarado, who is visiting Taiwan for the first time, is to meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Miguel Tsao (曹立傑) at a series of events and state banquets, the ministry said.
Her seven-member delegation is to conduct exchanges with Taiwanese officials and non-profit organizations on bilateral cooperation in the fields of public health, social welfare, agriculture and education, it said.
The delegation is expected to visit the International Cooperation and Development Fund, the Garden of Hope and Maria Social Welfare foundations, and Taipei Heping Experimental Elementary School, it said. [FULL STORY]