Embassy Of The Republic Of China Taiwan Hosts Beach Clean-up Ahead Of Taiwan Day On October 10

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 1st , 2020 (ZIZ News): Volunteers showed up in their numbers on Saturday morning to participate in a beach clean-up held in the Frigate Bay area.

The activity organized by the Taiwanese Embassy was held in advance of Taiwan’s National Day, also referred to as ‘Double Ten Day’, on Saturday October 10. Volunteers from the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and the Destination Council cleaned Friars Bay beach, while those from the Taiwanese Embassy and its Technical Mission cleaned Frigate Bay beach.

Prime Minister Harris made the remarks at Ocean’s Bar in Frigate Bay on Saturday October 3 as he addressed volunteers from the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Environment, and the St. Kitts Sustainable Destination Council (SDC) who had earlier in the morning conducted a beach clean-up activity in partnership with the Taiwanese Embassy and the Taiwanese Technical Mission staff.

Prime Minister Harris, while congratulating and thanking those who took part, observed that in the end the clean-up exercise had been productive in terms of its contribution to the wellness of St. Kitts and Nevis and to the cleanliness of the environment.

The gathering also included Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon Mark Brantley, Minister of Environment and Co-operatives, the Hon Eric Evelyn, first Prime Minister and only living National Hero, Dr the Rt. Honourable and Rt. Excellent Hon Sir Kennedy Simmonds, and Lady Simmonds, Governor General’s Deputy His Excellency Mr Michael Morton, and Mrs Morton, and Deputy Speaker Senator the Hon Dr Bernicia Nisbett.

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