PM Gonsalves signs 2 treaties with Taiwan

Press release from the Agency for Public Information – API

L-R: Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves. Photo: Agency for Public Information – API

Today, August 8th 2022, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves signed two (2) treaties on behalf of the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines, with the Government of The Republic of China on Taiwan.

The treaties signed were the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Government of the Republic of China on Taiwan and the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Treaty between the Government of the Republic of China on Taiwan and the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines on the transfer of Sentenced Persons. 

A letter of intent for Coorperation on higher education was also signed. 

 The treaties were cosigned by Taiwan’s Minister of Justice Tsai Ching-hsiang, while the Minister of Education, Pan Wen-chung signed the letter of intent on higher education. President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan witnessed the ceremony in person. 

The ceremony formed part of a day of celebrations arranged by the Taiwanese President in honour of the Prime Minister. 

 

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