Paraguayan president to arrive for state visit

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/07/10
By: Sophia Yeh and Ko Lin

Taipei, July 10 (CNA) Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and a delegation of officials will arrive in Taiwan on a state visit Tuesday, during which he will attend events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, according to Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺).

Cartes’ delegation comprises Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, Industry and Commerce Minister Gustavo Leite, and other government officials and parliamentarians.

Upon his arrival, Cartes will receive a military salute presided over by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). The two heads of state will also jointly attend other events to celebrate the long-standing ties between the two countries, he added.

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