This holiday season Palau will receive a donation of 80 tons of rice packed in four 20-feet containers from its diplomatic ally, the Republic of China (Taiwan).

ROC (Taiwan) Ambassador to Palau Wallace Chow personally witnessed the handover of the goods to Vice President and Justice Minister Raynold Oilouch and Education Minister Sinton Soalablai who accepted the donation on behalf of the government of Palau at the Palau Commercial Port in Malakal on December 13, 2018.

The rice donation will be divided amongst five Ministries namely the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Ministry of Community & Cultural Affairs (MCCA) and Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment & Tourism (MNRET).

The rice will be up for distribution to the hospital, schools, prison and also to low-income families for the holiday season. (PR)