St Kitts and Nevis signs agreement with Taiwan for construction of climate-smart hospital

The signing of the agreement took place on Tuesday, 2nd May 2024 and the dignitaries who signed the agreement includes, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew and the President of the Overseas Engineering and Construction Company, Hsiao Yuh Yeh (James)

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis: The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis officially came into an agreement with the People’s Republic of China (Taiwan) for the construction of climate-smart national hospitals, which aims to advance the healthcare services, ensuring the well-being of the citizens of the Federation of twin-island nation. 

 

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The signing of the agreement took place on Tuesday, 2nd May 2024 and the dignitaries who signed the agreement includes, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew and the President of the Overseas Engineering and Construction Company, Hsiao Yuh Yeh (James).

 

PM Drew shared glimpses of the signing ceremony and extended gratitude to the Government of Taiwan for their collaboration on this project. “I take this opportunity to thank the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) for their partnership on this project,” noted Dr. Terrance Drew. 

 

The signing of the agreement between the delegates shed light on the unwavering commitment and dedication of the authorities towards elevating the healthcare sector of the island nation to greater heights. The leader of the nation has always remained committed to ensuring that every person has access to quality healthcare services. 

 

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For the same, he is taking several initiatives with a motive to foster the health department of the country, ensuring enhanced standard of living of all the citizens of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. 

 

PM Terrance Drew stated that this project will play a huge role in benefitting the citizens of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. 

 

He also added that the construction of the new hospital will also play a crucial role in protecting the health infrastructure of the country from the devastating effects of climate change such as hurricanes and increased temperatures. 

 

Moreover, PM Drew also extended gratitude to Ambassador Leon Natta-Nelson and his Cabinet colleagues for ensuring that this project came to fruition. 

 

He added that his government understands the significance of this project, and that’s the reason his administration is striving hard to complete the project successfully so that it could benefit the citizens of the entire nation as a whole.

 

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