Date: January 25, 2016
A group of 12 students from three Taiwan senior high schools are visiting
Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand Jan. 24 to Feb. 3 as part of the Teen Diplomatic Envoys program organized by the ROC ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs.
“The government is committed to promoting our young people’s connections with the international community, particularly members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership,” MOFA Vice Minister Leo Lee said.
“I’m confident these youths will serve as outstanding representatives for Taiwan and showcase the energy and vibrancy of our country.”
Lee made the remarks during a send-off event at MOFA headquarters Jan. 22 in Taipei City. Other attendees included Piroon Laismit, executive director of the Thailand Trade and Economic Office; Anwar Udzir, president of the Malaysian Friendship and Trade Center; and Wong Wie-kuen, representative of the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei. [FULL STORY]