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H.E. Faimalaga Luka, Prime Minister of Tuvalu, and Mrs. Sikiona Luka, at the invitation of the governmen
Date: 2001/06/18    Data Source: 公眾外交協調會
PR-068 June 18, 2001
H.E. Faimalaga Luka, Prime Minister of Tuvalu, and Mrs. Sikiona Luka, at the invitation of the government of the Republic of China, will arrive in Taipei on June 18, 2001 for a five-day visit.
During the visit, they will have an audience with President Chen Shui-bian, call on Premier Chang Chun-hsiung, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tien Hung-mao, and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Wu Tzu-dan. They will also visit several cultural and economic establishments of the Republic of China.
Tuvalu was independent on October 1, 1978. Since the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries on September 19, 1979, the Republic of China and Tuvalu have enjoyed cordial relations. H.E. Faimalaga Luka was elected as the Prime Minister of Tuvalu in February this year. He visited the Republic of China in 1990 and 1995, and fully supported the Republic of China's bid to participate in the Fifth Section of Multilateral
High-Level Conference on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.
Prime Minister and Mrs. Luka will depart from Taipei on June 22, 2001.