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Deputy Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sir Louis Hilton Straker Visits TaiwanICDF

Deputy Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sir Louis Hilton Straker Visits TaiwanICDF

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Commerce and Regional Integration of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sir Louis Hilton Straker led a four-member delegation to visit the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) on May 18, 2016.
TaiwanICDF Secretary General Amb. Weber V.B. Shih warmly welcomed the honorable guests and exchanged views with Sir Louis Hilton Straker on the TaiwanICDF‘s cooperation projects in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Having served as Ambassador to St. Vincent and the Grenadines and befriended Sir Louis Hilton Straker before taking the role as Secretary General of the TaiwanICDF, Amb. Weber V.B. Shih was especially pleased to see Sir Louis Hilton Straker again.
The TaiwanICDF’s ongoing projects in St. Vincent and the Grenadines include the Microcredit Project and the Project for Strengthening Farmers’ Organizations and Improving Fruit and Vegetable Production Technology. Under the scheme of the Taiwan Youth Overseas Service program, the TaiwanICDF also dispatches servicemen to assist with the implementation of projects.
To date, a total of 132 participants from St. Vincent and the Grenadines have received training from the TaiwanICDF’s Professional Workshops, and a total of 31 students from the country have received International Higher Education Scholarships and studied in Taiwan.
To promote Chinese-language education and cultural exchanges, the TaiwanICDF dispatched one professional Mandarin teacher to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, who has been teaching at the Community College (Villa campus) since July 2014.


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  • Date:2016/5/18