Apr 10, 2013, 10:14 AM
The Vice-Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of China on Taiwan David Y.L. Lin has said that the relationship between the
Vice-Minister Lin made these remarks on Tuesday 4th August 2009, at the briefing room of his Ministry in
According to him, The Gambia is very much important to his country.
"We are very much pleased to support the
He recalled the recent visit of President Jammeh to
The award of numerous scholarships to Gambian students to study in various fields in
Commenting on the issue of
With regards to his country's relation with the rest of the world, he said, the administration of President Ma has adopted a new policy, known as "flexible diplomacy".
On why his government adopted the new policy, he said, it is needed to overcome
He also mentioned that the policy is also in conformity with public opinion among the people of
According to him, the policy is based on dignity, autonomy, normalisation of diplomatic work, among others.
"The flexible diplomacy", he further made known to the participants, have resulted in so many achievements.
These include consolidating ties with allies, foster robust relations with non-diplomatic allies, rebuilding mutual trust with the United States, EU, Japan, APEC, WTO, just to name a few.
"Our foreign policy has entered into a new era," he stressed, adding that international support is vital for his country's international participation.
Meanwhile, later in the evening, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan hosted a superb dinner for the participants of the 2009 Study Tour, at the ministry's office in
The reception was attended by foreign dignitaries as well as officials of the host ministry.