Taiwan and Haiti sign new bilateral agreement

first_imgTaiwan and Haiti have signed an agreement aimed at further strengthening their bilateral relationship.President Tsai Ing-wen and the Haitian President Jovenel Moise signed the accord that both countries said would prove beneficial to their population.High-level taskforceThe agreement calls for the establishment of a high-level taskforce that will draft, within 60 days, new terms of collaboration on economic and infrastructure development in Haiti as well as potential ways to attract more Taiwanese investors.Haiti is among a handful of CARICOM countries that still maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan that China considers to be a renegade province and during the signing ceremony, President Moise, who is on an official visit to the country, thanked Tsai and the people of Taiwan for their long-term support of his country’s development.To boost economic growthHe said this latest agreement would further boost economic growth and provide employment opportunities.Tsai responded by reaffirming Taiwan’s willingness to help on such mutually beneficial projects, and said she looks forward to communication and understanding being the foundation of all future collaboration.last_img read more