1 October, 2022, 1:25 pm Central - 29°C Clouds

Taiwan donates $400,000 for TC Yasa and Ana relief efforts

Taiwan donates $400,000 for TC Yasa and Ana relief efforts

By Simione Tuvuki
Monday 01/02/2021
Jessica Lee, Prepresentative of Taipei Trade Office in Fiji, handed over the donation to Arieta Dimuri, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management.[Image: Taipei Trade Office]

Fijians affected by TC Yasa and Ana are expected to benefit from the $400,000 donation provided by Taiwan to Fiji.

Representative of Taipei Trade Office in Fiji, Jessica Lee says this donation is a reflection of Taiwanโ€™s goodwill and friendship to the government and people of Fiji.

Lee says the Taiwanese people will stand in solidarity with their Fijian friends in these trying times.

She says with the strong leadership of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, the country will soon recover from the disaster and peopleโ€™s lives will be back to normal.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management, Arieta Dimuri says the Fijian government is grateful for the donation and appreciates Taiwanโ€™s goodwill and friendship towards Fijians.

Dimuri says the relief fund will be used to purchase emergency supplies for people affected by the two cyclones.

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