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St. Kitts and Nevis’ Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture Visits the TaiwanICDF

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture Visits the TaiwanICDF

Hon. Shawn Richards, deputy prime minister and minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, visited the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) on May 21, 2018. He was accompanied by Junior Minister in the Premier’s Ministry with responsibility for Education, Library Services and Information Technology of Nevis Island Administration Hon. Troy Liburd, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education Hon. William Hodge, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture Mr. Stanley Knight, and Deputy Chair of Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College Board of Governors Mr. Damian Hughes.

TaiwanICDF Secretary General Amb. Timothy T.Y. Hsiang warmly welcomed Hon. Shawn Richards and the other honorable guests. They exchanged views on the TaiwanICDF’s cooperation projects in St. Kitts and Nevis.

The TaiwanICDF’s ongoing projects in the country include the St. Kitts and Nevis Enhancing Agricultural Adaptive Capacity to Climate Variability Project and the Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Kidney Disease in St. Kitts and Nevis. 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 120 participants from St. Kitts and Nevis have received training from the TaiwanICDF’s professional workshops, and a total of 38 students from the country have received International Higher Education Scholarships and studied in Taiwan.


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  • Date:2018/5/22