Taiwan technical mission opens in Somaliland

Focus Taiwan
Date: 12/01/2020
By: Chen Yun-yu and Joseph Yeh

Taiwan’s top representative to Somaliland Allen Lou. File photo courtesy of Taiwan’s representative office in Somaliland

Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) Taiwan opened a technical mission in the self-declared East African state of Somaliland on Tuesday, launching bilateral cooperation in healthcare, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and agriculture.

According to a Facebook post by Taiwan's representative office in Somaliland, an opening ceremony for the mission was held in its headquarters in the capital city Hargeisa and attended by Taiwan's top representative to Somaliland Allen Lou (羅震華) and Somaliland's acting minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Liban Yusuf Osman.

During the ceremony, delegations from both sides also signed an implementing arrangement on a Maternal and Infant Health Improvement Project to enhance bilateral cooperation, the post said.

Both sides also scheduled the signing of an ICT Implementing Arrangement and Agriculture Implementing Arrangement before the end of the year, it added.    [FULL  STORY]

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