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Taiwan establishes a Bureau in Guyana

By Caribbean News Global fav

TORONTO, Ontario – Taiwan has established its presents in Guyana to deepen bilateral friendship and exchanges, notable, in the epicentre of CARICOM 15 Member States and five associate members, that includes ROC (Taiwan) allies Belize, Haiti, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The announcement from the Public Diplomacy Coordination Council, said: “The foreign ministries of Taiwan and Guyana reached a consensus for the establishment of a Taiwan office in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. An agreement was signed by both sides on January 11, 2021.”

The statement added: “The Taiwan Office initiated operations provisionally on January 15, and is currently in the process of acquiring suitable accommodation. Under the agreement, should Guyana decide eventually to set up an office of equal status in Taiwan, similar conditions and privileges as the Taiwan office in Guyana shall apply.

“The Cooperative Republic of Guyana is situated on the Northeastern part of South America, has abundant oil reserves and minerals, and its capital Georgetown hosts the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.”

The MOFA, in a tweet on its official account, said: “A #Taiwan Office is established in #Guyana! The facility represents the commitment of both sides to promoting a partnership of prosperity based on democratic values across areas like agriculture, education, investment & trade. We thank @mfaguyana for its friendship & support.”

The US embassy in Guyana said the United States applauds the agreement to establish a Taiwan office in Guyana: “The United States applauds the agreement to establish a Taiwan office in Guyana. Deepening ties between Guyana and Taiwan will advance their shared goals of prosperity and security. Closer ties with Taiwan will advance cooperation and development in Guyana on the basis of shared democratic values, transparency, and mutual respect.”

Guyana is expected to set up an office in Taiwan with reciprocal benefits and conditions.

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