Date: December 30, 2015
Three Taiwan medical groups were honored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Dec. 29 in recognition of their contributions to promoting the country in the international arena.
Changhua Christian Hospital in the central Taiwan city, Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation in Taipei City and Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps in New Taipei City were awarded the Friend of Foreign Service Medal by MOFA Minister David Lin in Taipei City.
“It is a great honor to present the medals to these humanitarian aid groups and extend the government’s appreciation for their invaluable contributions to raising Taiwan’s international profile,” Lin said at the ceremony.
“Nongovernmental organizations play a key role in the country’s diplomatic efforts,” Lin said. “MOFA remains committed to supporting such altruistic groups so as to expand participation in global charity work and people-to-people exchanges.” [FULL STORY]