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Delegation of the Republic of Palau to Taiwan to Congratulate the National Day and Paid a Visit to the Council of Indigenous Peoples

  • 更新時間:2019/10/31 14:52:22

Faustina Rehuher-Marugg, Minister of State of the People’s Republic of Palau, a friendly country of Taiwan, led a delegation to Taiwan to congratulate Taiwan on its national day. On the day before the national day, she arranged a visit to the Council of Indigenous Peoples, which was personally received by the Chairman of the Council Icyong‧ Parod. Chairman Icyang presented her Ami People’s lover’s bag as a special gift to thank the government for the hospitality for the Chairman during his visit in Palau.

According to the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Chairman Icyang, as the special envoy of the President of Taiwan, went to Palau to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Palau from September 27 to October 2. During his stay in Palau, he was highly treated and entertained by the People’s Republic of Palau. During the brief visit to Taiwan, the Minister of State of Palau, Faustina Rehuher-Marugg arranged a visit to the Council. In his speech, Chairman Icyang said that in addition to attending the National Day activities, this visit to Palau also hosted two important international conferences: Austronesian Languge revival International Forum and Austronesian Forum-2019 Executive Committee Meeting. The Chairman stressed the value of the language and culture to be shared by the Austronesian language family and based on the six-year plan of the Austronesian Forum; we would work with partners in Palau and the Austronesian region to implement development plans.

Minister Faustina Rehuher-Marugg said that the establishment of the headquarters of the Austronesian Forum in Palau and the selection of two international conferences by the Council of Indigenous Peoples were of great significance to Palau. The Minister pointed out that the preservation of language and culture and the diversity of culture made Palau as gorgeous and diverse as a rainbow, and made Palau a great country. The preservation of cultural diversity of Taiwan’s Indigenous Peoples was in line with Palau’s efforts. The Minister also said at the meeting that he hoped to cooperate with the Council to handle the tribal culture internship program for Palau’s overseas students in Taiwan.

Chairman Icyang further indicated that he would work with Palau to promote the student tribal culture internship program and exchanges between traditional leaders, women and youth, and continue to deepen bilateral cooperation in various fields.

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