Palau President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. is set to meet Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen in his first state visit in Taiwan slated next week.

Remengesau, together with First Lady Debbie Remengesau and other Palauan delegations namely Paramount Chief Reklai Raphael Ngirmang, Dirraudes Magdalena Ngirmang, Chief Justice Arthur Ngiraklsong, Presidential Deputy Chief of Staff Rebluud Kesolei, Peleliu Governor and Chairman of the Governor’s Association Temmy Shmull, Chairman of the Speakers’ Association Silverius Tellei, Deputy Press Secretary Rolynda Jonathan, and Public Safety Director Aloysius Alonz, is set to depart for Taiwan on November 10 and expected to be back on November 14.

An information from Palau’s Office of the President revealed that the meeting is intended to discuss the strengthening of collaboration between the two countries in the area of tourism and as well as get support for Palau’s hosting of the Our Ocean Conference in 2020.

Remengesau will also visit Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute and the Fisheries Research Institute in Tainan and meet with the members of the Legislative Yuan and Taiwan’s Foreign Minister. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)