Mar 15, 2018Human RightsComments Off on Vatican confers medal on Taiwan ambassador
Vatican City, The Vatican on Thursday bestowed a medal on Republic of China Ambassador to the Holy See Matthew Lee (???), in recognition of his diplomatic work there.
Lee was awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Pius IX, the highest honor given to ambassadors to the Holy See.
The Vatican said Lee was awarded the medal in recognition of his contribution to deepening relations between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Holy See and his enthusiastic participation in events held by the Vatican.
Ten other foreign ambassadors to the Holy See also received the same honor Thursday, including those from Argentina, Greece, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, and Burkina Faso.