Jun 7, 2010, 11:36 AM
The Ambassador of the Republic of China on
According to ambassador Shih, he was at State House to present to President Jammeh a letter from His Excellency Ma Ying Jeou, President of The Republic of China on
"I have the honour under the instruction of my president Ma Ying- Jeou to hand over his personal letter to His Excellency President Jammeh," he said.
Meanwhile, in his letter, President Ma said: “Under Your Excellency’s outstanding leadership and tireless dedication, the national development of the
"Originally, I had planned to visit Your Excellency's distinguished country this year to experience the customs and beauty of the
"Moreover, as my country will hold a presidential election early next year, I, on behalf of the ruling party, have the responsibility to run for re-election. If re-elected, I will certainly carry out the previous plan to visit your esteemed country. It is my sincere expectation that, through mutual support and close cooperation, the relations between our two countries will be further enhanced."
While President Ma regrets for not being able to visit The Gambia this year, the Taiwanese leader has promised to visit the country when re-elected next year, said Taiwanese emissary Dr Shih.