By: Elaine Hou
Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) Taiwan presented a medal to Canada’s top envoy in Taiwan
Tuesday, in recognition of her efforts to advance relations between the two countries over the past three years, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said that day.
During the ceremony, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) conferred the Friendship Medal of Diplomacy upon Kathleen Mackay in recognition of her contributions to promoting bilateral ties, the ministry said in a statement.
In an address at the ceremony, Lin expressed gratitude for Mackay’s efforts to strengthen Taiwan-Canada exchanges and cooperation.
“I very much appreciate the support we received from MOFA and other ministries,” Mackay said after receiving the medal. “I am certain that we will be able to continue to enhance our relationships.” [FULL STORY]