Ambassador Wallace Chow of the ROC (Taiwan) presented one grant check of 200,000 US dollars for Micronesian Islands Forum Secretariat(MIFS) to Minister of Finance Elbuchel Sadang on Friday, April 24.

MIFS is the administrative body of the Micronesia Islands Forum based in Palau. Its role is to identify and respond to a broad variety of national and regional issues in Micronesia. The grant from Taiwan will be used to staff professional personnel and expand the capacity of the MIFS.

Taiwan Government is delighted to contribute to the operation of MIFS and hopes a capable MIFS will bring about wellbeings to people in this region.