TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Honduran ambassador to Taiwan, Harold Burgos, presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Tuesday (July 12).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wu welcomed Burgos and looked forward to working with him to deepen the friendship between Taiwan and Honduras, according to a MOFA press release. Wu said the two countries have long supported each other to promote mutually sustainable development.
Taiwan looks forward to cooperating with Honduran President Xiaomara Castro and jointly promoting various projects that benefit the livelihoods of Hondurans, he said.
The foreign minister added that Taiwan is also looking forward to resuming bilateral visits between government officials once the pandemic is over. Burgos has studied and worked in Taiwan for many years and has extensive knowledge of the nation, Wu said.
He encouraged Burgos to maintain close contact with the Foreign Ministry and jointly deepen exchanges and cooperation between the two governments and peoples.
Burgos said it was a great honor and responsibility to be appointed Honduran Ambassador to Taiwan. He said he will strive to strengthen cooperation in various fields and strengthen the friendship between the two countries.
Burgos also exchanged with Wu on the current situation of economic and social development in Honduras and the cooperation between the two countries. He conveyed the sincere greetings and gratitude of President Castro and Honduran Foreign Minister Eduardo Enrique Reina for Taiwan’s long-term assistance.
Burgos was the Cultural Attaché of the Honduran Embassy in Taiwan. He was also a recipient of the Taiwan Scholarship while studying at National Chengchi University and has a deep understanding of Taiwan’s political, economic, societal and cultural development.