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Paraguayan, British lawmakers commence Taiwan visit

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 22 Mar 2023, 01:12 am Print

Paraguayan, British lawmakers commence Taiwan visit

Image: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROC (Taiwan) Twitter page

Taipei: Lawmakers from Taiwan's South American ally Paraguay and from the United Kingdom have arrived in Taiwan as they commenced their trip to the region with the aim of meeting local leaders and enhancing deeper ties.

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) tweeted: "A warm welcome to the #Paraguay delegation comprising @SenadoresPy’s Blas Antonio Llano Ramos & Fernando Alberto Silva Facetti, & @DiputadosPy’s Guadalupe Aveiro, whose visit symbolizes our ally’s cross-party support for #Taiwan. We wish the lawmakers a fruitful 5-day stay!"

The Paraguayan delegation is headed by veteran Senator Blas Antonio Llano Ramos, who is joined by his wife and fellow senator Fernando Alberto Silva Facetti and parliamentarian Guadalupe Aveiro from the nation's lower house, Chamber of Deputies of Paraguay, MOFA said in a press release.

The group is scheduled to stay in Taiwan till Mar 23.

During the trip, they are scheduled to meet Legislative Speaker You Si-kun, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, and other senior officials.