TAIPEI – Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lee traveled to Haiti to attend the presidential inauguration of Jovenel Moďse, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in statement Monday.
Lee, representing Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, is leading a delegation to attend the presidential inauguration ceremony and will remain in Haiti until Friday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Minister will convey congratulations on behalf of the government and the people of Taiwan to the 58th President of the Republic of Haiti.
During his stay in Haiti, Lee will also meet with the president and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pierrot Delienne to discuss Taiwanese investment in a fabric factory and humanitarian projects.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan and Haiti have maintained friendly relations for the past 60 years and have promoted close bilateral cooperation in many fields.
Moďse said he appreciated the bonds between the two countries and hoped to continue promoting cooperation in various areas. The ministry added that Haiti and Taiwan will strive to strengthen their diplomatic relations and improve the well-being of people in both countries.
Haiti is one of Taiwan’s 21 diplomatic allies, many of which are concentrated in Central America and the Caribbean.