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Senator Hulse Signs Cooperation Agreement with Taiwan to Combat Human Trafficking Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00

hulse.jpg - 68.88 KbAt the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Hon. Sen. Godwin Hulse, Minister of Labour, Local Government, Rural Development, National Emergency Management and Immigration and Nationality, has concluded a five day visit to Taiwan from August 11th to 15th, 2014.

During his visit, Minister Hulse met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Simon Ko, as well as the Director General of Bureau of Consular Affairs Hon. Kung Chung-chen and the Acting Minister of Labour Dr. Hao Feng-min. In keeping with the friendly and cooperative relations between Belize and Taiwan, Minister Godwin Hulse signed a memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Labour, Local Government, Rural Development, National Emergency Management and Immigration and Nationality of Belize, and the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China (Taiwan), relating to cooperation in Immigration Affairs and Human Trafficking Prevention.  The MOU seeks to promote cooperation between Immigration Agencies of both countries on the issue of transnational crimes, and in particular human trafficking, through the exchange of information and promotion of capacity building.

The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of China (Taiwan), and was witnessed by Her Excellency Ms. Cherie Nisbet, Ambassador of Belize to Taiwan, along with R.O.C. Government Officials including the Director-General of National Immigration Agency Hon. Mo Tien-hu, Deputy Director-General of National Immigration Agency. Minister Hulse also visited the New Taipei City Government and exchanged experiences about national emergency policies with an aim to exchange ideas and best practices for the further strengthening of bi-lateral relations between Belize and The Republic of China (Taiwan).

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:09