The Ministry of Housing, Informal Human Settlements, Lands & Surveys and Physical Planning in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) hosted the ceremony in Commemoration of the Renovation of the Yurumein-Taiwan Friendship Bridge in Chatoyer National Park on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
The Yurumein-Taiwan Friendship Bridge was opened March 28, 2007, with the contribution from the people and government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The construction of the bridge has facilitated the passage between two sides of Rabbaca Dry River, and avoided dangerous trips in the rainy season over the riverbed for the residents nearby.
The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) aware of the importance of the bridge in north windward, and thanks to the Taiwanese company Overseas Engineering & Construction Co.(OECC), the company in charge of the Yurumein-Taiwan Friendship Bridge construction, for assisting in the renovation of the handrails free of charge, with the design guidance from the Ministry of Transport, Works Urban Development and Local Government.
A number of addresses were heard in the Tuesday ceremony, including Taiwan Ambassador, Calvin Ho, Minister of Transport, Works Urban Development and Local Government, Julian Francis, and Minister of Housing, Informal Human Settlements, Land and Surveys, and Physical Planning, Montgomery Daniel.
Among the attendees were Minister of Education, Reconciliation, Ecclesiastical Affairs and Information, St. Clair Prince, and Minister of National Mobilization, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disabilities and Youth, Frederick Stephenson, and residents and students in north windward.