By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Prime Minister John Briceño is to discuss bilateral cooperation with President Tsai Ing-wen during his five-day visit to Taiwan, according to Focus Taiwan.
Prime Minister Briceño arrived in Taipei on Tuesday morning heading an eight-member delegation.
He was greeted by Foreign Minister Joseph Wu on his arrival at 4:51 am Taiwan time (2:51 pm on Monday in Belize).
The Taiwan Foreign Affairs Ministry (MOFA) said Prime Minister Briceño was to meet President Tsai Ing-wen will welcome Briceño who would coonfer on him the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon for enhancing ties between Taiwan and Belize. Tsai and Briceño were the discuss bilateral cooperation and other shared concerns between Taiwan and Belize.
According Focus Taiwan this is Briceño secind visit to Taiwan having visuted 16 years ago.
He was also expected to meet with Vice President Lai Ching-te.
According to MOFA, the Belize Prime Minister will attend a Taiwan-Belize investment and trade cooperation conference, meet with Belizean students, and visit the International Cooperation and Development Fund.
Belize is one of the 14 diplomatic allies Taiwan has around the world.