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Special Envoy returns from Taiwan

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Special Envoy for Women and Children, Mrs Kim Simplis-Barrow has returned home from a five-day visit to Taiwan.

Mrs Barrow visited that republic at their invitation, and during her visit, she called on Mrs. Chow Mei Ching, spouse of Ptesident of Taiwan, Ma Ying Jeou, as well as H.E. David Lin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

The government’s press office states that Mrs. Barrow also paid a courtesy call to Mr. Fredrick F. Chien, Chairman of the Cathay Charity Foundation, where both officials discussed possible areas of cooperation.

On Wednesday, July 8, Mrs. Barrow visited the En Chu Kong Hospital, where she was conferred the Fervent Global Love of Lives Medal by the Chou Ta Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation, “for overcoming the pains and difficulties of life with her indomitable courage and persistence, while making sacrifices for others.”

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