Saint Kitts and Nevis’ Governor General Dame Marcella Liburd plants poinciana in Taiwan

Governor General of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Her Excellency Dame Marcella Liburd, planted our national flower- the poinciana, in the Republic of China (Taiwan) to commemorate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The ceremony, organized by the Embassy of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the Republic of China (Taiwan), was held today October 9th, 2023, at the Sulfur Creek Rainbow River trail, next to the Diplomatic Quarters in Taipei.

Dame Marcella Althea Liburd was accompanied by Saint Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan), His Excellency Donya L. Francis, Taiwan’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Remus Li-Kuo Chen and Po-Tung Chen, the Chief of Tian Shou borough.

During her remarks, Dame Liburd explained that Saint Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China (Taiwan) became diplomatic allies on October 9th, 1983, 40 years ago, approximately three weeks after the Federation gained independence on September 19, 1983.


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