The "Taiwan-Israel bilateral working-holiday program" allows Israeli and Taiwanese youths between the ages of 18 and 30 to travel to each other's countries for a 12-month working holiday. This was officially announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Abby Ya-ping Lee of the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Tel Aviv and Omer Caspi of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei each signed the agreement in their respective cities. The event was witnessed in Taipei by Anthony Chung-yi Ho, director-general of the MOFA's Department of West Asian and African Affairs.
Taiwan and Israel signed a "bilateral working-holiday program" and provide 200 places for the program each year.Photo provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
According to the agreement's terms, Taiwan and Israel will each offer up to 200 spots each year for young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to visit the other nation for a yearlong working holiday assignment in order to better learn and respect different cultures. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that when the two governments have finished the related internal procedures, pertinent information, such as the working holiday agreement's effective date and the application process, will be made public.
Taiwan and Israel signed a "bilateral working-holiday program" and provide 200 places for the program each year.Photo reproduced from Pixabay
The creation of mutual offices between Taiwan and Israel will mark its 30th anniversary in 2023, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Youth interactions are extremely important to Taiwan and Israel. Taiwan will be promoted further by the recently signed "Taiwan-Israel bilateral working-holiday program" to foster friendships and cross-cultural contacts.