Mar 31, 2009, 6:25 AM
The last Friday's donation of seven hundred thousand US Dollars by the government to the Republic of China on
The donation is part of the government's contributions towards mitigating the effects of the recent typhoon disaster that hit the
Despite being a poor country, the
We might not be able to reciprocate the numerous generosity offered to us, but with this donation of seven hundred thousand dollars it will show our Taiwanese friends that, if we are as rich as they are we would do more than this.
The token will also show our Taiwanese friends that we really sympathise and feel those in pain.
As true friends, whenever one is in sadness it's always good to stand by each other, just like the way we share our joy.
Receiving the cheque from the Vice-President, the Taiwanese Ambassador Richard Shih, said "A friend in need is a friend indeed". This is absolutely right.
This move by the government will further strengthen our bilateral ties with
The recent disaster in
Despite the fact that we are countless miles apart, the two countries also share a lot in common.
It's imperative to note that during the very first month of Ambassador Shih's arrival in the
Since the recent typhoon hit the
Our sympathy goes to the disaster victims, while wishing the relationship between the two countries to grow from strength to strength.