This morning, Hon. Minister Simon Kofe and the Ministry’s Department of Foreign Affairs were pleased to participate in a handing-over ceremony held between the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Tuvalu H.E. Andrew Lin and Hon. Prime Minister Kausea Natano and Hon. Members of Cabinet! During the ceremony, H.E. Lin presented $1 million to assist in Tuvalu’s effort to remain free of community transmission of COVID-19! This funding will be utilized to assist with quarantine costs, PCR testing, and other measures to ensure that COVID-19 remains at Tuvalu’s borders! The Ministry is grateful to traditional partner and long-time ally Taiwan for its strong support of Tuvalu and thanks the Pacific-Asia Division and Protocol Division under the Ministry’s Department of Foreign Affairs for assisting in the handing-over event!