Paraguay leader to celebrate ties on Taiwan visit

BUSINESS STIMULUS:As well as meeting officials, the Paraguayan delegation is to meet businesspeople to promote bilateral trade and economic exchanges

Taipei Times
Date: Jul 06, 2017
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes is to lead a delegation to Taiwan next week to celebrate the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

During his state visit from Tuesday to Thursday, Cartes will receive a military salute presided over by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the ministry said in a statement.

The Paraguayan delegation will include Minister of Foreign Affairs Eladio Loizaga, Minister of Industry and Commerce Gustavo Leite and lawmakers, the ministry said.

Aside from meeting Taiwanese officials, the delegation will hold meetings with Taiwanese businesspeople to promote bilateral trade and economic exchanges, the ministry said.

This will be Cartes’ third visit to Taiwan since he assumed the presidency in 2013, it said.

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