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Pierre Channels Taiwan Grant Funding Toward Development


The Government of Saint Lucia and the Republic of China (Taiwan) continue to pursue developmental initiatives and implement programmes that strengthen our human capital, improve public infrastructure and support economic development.

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has agreed to support various government projects targeting vulnerable populations to deliver long-term relief and advance our national development agenda.

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre and the Cabinet of Ministers participated in two official cheque handover ceremonies in January.

Taiwan Ambassador to Saint Lucia, H.E Peter Chia-yen Chen, on behalf of the Republic of China (Taiwan), donated grant funding to the Government of Saint Lucia to support the following initiatives:

  • Constituency Development Programme (XCD 2,909,229.07)
  • The rehabilitation of Human Resource Development Centres (XCD 825,500)
  • National Disability Policy (XCD 30,000)
  • Provision of Housing Repairs to the Less Fortunate (XCD 1,344,100)
  • Sports Development Project (XCD 539,830.89)

And, in the spirit of solidarity as Saint Lucia readies to celebrate Independence 45, Taiwan has made available XCD 53,400 to fund the national fireworks display.

Prime Minister Pierre, on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia, expressed gratitude for the longstanding friendship and unwavering support from the Republic of China (Taiwan).

The benefits of Saint Lucia’s continuing cooperation with Taiwan redound to the development of our people and our communities.

SOURCE: Office of the Prime Minister


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  1. So in all that was detailed above, what drew the comments of the Clown Crew is the mention of XCD $53,000 towards a fireworks display?? In other words we should forget the assistance given for the other worthy projects and instead focus on what the Clown Crew wants us to see?

    I think they should concentrate on who will replace Chas after the lose the next Election. Now HERE is something to focus on…WHO WANNA-BE THE NEXT UWP LEADER???

  2. Crap and a begging government all of the above mentioned does not benifit the indigenous people of st lucia especially the children but the ministries that know how to manipulate the system to the benifit of those involved namely ministers and contractors

  3. The goons will congregate in Masses to watch and celebrate unconditionally how 53+k will burst into nothing just sparks and boom it’s gone, clap their jaws and direct the words with their lying tongue. Also change the topic from Development to * continue paying us for UN votes * Just stop supporting them at the UN and see if you will get a cent from the tax payer money from Taiwan. All those contract and moneies mentioned are already hand picked who’s pocket it will go into. Funny enough if we do have a functional integrity commission doing it’s job you know how many of you will meet your partners at BCF?


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