Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Taiwan Gifts Millions of Dollars To Belize

The government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has gifted the government of Belize the sum of US$5 million for development and infrastructure assistance.
A cheque in the amount of US$5 million was handed over to the Hon. Prime Minister, Dean Barrow  of Belize from Taiwan’s ambassador to Belize, David Wu.
According to  a government press release (pictured below), “the purpose of the grant is to help in the development of Belize” and will be used “to cover a part of the expenditures on key infrastructure projects, including the Belize City Southside Poverty Alleviation Project Phase Two, the extension of the Southern Highway to Jalacte in the Toledo District and for he new crossing of the Macal River in San Ignacio/Santa Elena.”