Saint Lucia: PM Philip J Pierre thanks Taiwan for grant in Development project

Philip J Pierre, extended his heartfelt gratitude to the Republic of China (Taiwan) government for supporting the government in their constituency development programme.

The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Philip J Pierre, extended his heartfelt gratitude to the Republic of China (Taiwan) government for supporting the government in their constituency development programme. The Minister took to his social media to share some glimpses of the handover ceremony he attended. 

As per the update, In this handover ceremony, the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) gave the Prime Minister a cheque for $18.5 million. PM Pierre assured the people of his country that they would utilize the amount that the government have recieved in developing all the constituencies in the country. 


Following this, He shared a detailed update on his social media, saying that the “Constituency Development Programme” in Saint Lucia will continue through grant financing of $18.5 million from the Taiwanese government. At the same time, the Prime Minister took the opportunity to assure the people of his constituency that.

He added that Unlike in the past, the government under the administration of PM Philip J Pierre will continue to provide all 17 constituencies, through its elected Member of Parliament, an allocation to serve their constituents better.

Meanwhile, The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia extended his heartfelt gratitude to the government of Taiwan for their kind contribution to the country’s development. He wrote on his social media: I would like to thank the Government and the People of Taiwan for their continued support. The Prime Minister shared some images of the handover ceremony with this post of gratitude. 

Notably, The government of Taiwan is an indispensable friend of Saint Lucia. The two nations share a mutually beneficial and cordial relationship for both countries. Accordingly, Taiwan has funded several developmental initiatives and funded several programmes for the country. The Republic of China (Taiwan) recently committed to fostering deeper coordination with its friends and ally nations, including Saint Lucia. Accordingly, The countries have shared deep formal diplomatic relationships for several decades. 

Social media users have applauded the Prime Minister and his government for their work in favour of the people.Social media user, Tedburt Theobalds wrote in the comments section of the Prime Minister’s post that:

Transparency and accountability to the core. Never seen in the history of our island state. Thanks Mr PM.


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