NIA helps kids go on root-seeking trips

The China Post
Date: April 30, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) hosted on Saturday

NIA Director-General Ho Jung-chun, left, and Deputy Interior Minister Chiu Chang-yu, second left, present a certificate to a student and her mother, who is a new immigrant, at a ceremony in Taipei on Saturday, April 29. (Courtesy of National Immigration Agency)

afternoon a presentation of achievements made by the children of new immigrants, who conducted cultural exchanges and studied the native languages of their parents’ hometowns during the winter vacation.

The ceremony witnessed a total of 41 groups of children and immigrants, selected out of 73 group applicants, present their experiences in living with their maternal grandparents in Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the U.S., Japan, India and mainland China.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Interior Minister Chiu Chang-yu encouraged new immigrants and their children to fully utilize their cultural and linguistic diversity to develop themselves into international talents and open a window for Taiwan’s internationalization.    [FULL  STORY]

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