In the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan last week, Taiwan's Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.K.?
GV Taiwanese Ambassador's residence and sign (2 shots)
SCU INT Three Agricultural Ministers waiting to receive medals (L TO R Konan, Porqust Mobio)
SCU Mr. Yang presents medal to Konan
SV Presets medal to Porquet
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CU Mr. Yang embracing Mobio after presenting him with a medal
SV Taiwanese Ambassador and officials congratulating medal winners
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Background: In the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan last week, Taiwan's Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.K. Yang, presented medals to three leading officials of the Ivory coast's Ministry of Agriculture.
Mr. Yang, who was on a week-long goodwill visit to the Ivory Coast presented the "Commander of the National Order of the Republic of China" to Lambert Konan, Joachim Porquet and N'koumo Mobio.
Before the medal presentation, the Taiwanese Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs spoke of the Growing relations between the two countries and the rapport that has been established between Taiwanese agricultural technicians and their counterparts in the Ivory Coast.
Mr. Yang leaves for Upper Volta on tuesday (June 19). Before leaving, he met with Ivory Coast's president Houphouet-Boigny.