The Taiwanese Ambassador to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, His Excellency Baushuan Ger, presented three cheques to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, earlier today.
The cheques total US$1.275 million dollars.
US$1 million of the funds will be allocated towards the National Road Maintenance Programme.
This is the second instalment from the government of Taiwan to that fund.
EC$280,000 will go towards purchasing equipment and a vehicle for the Inland Revenue Department, while EC$460,000 is for the purchase of equipment for the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.