Minister Audrey Tang Met with Palau’s Minister of Finance, Hoping to Deepen Digital Signature Cooperation between Both Sides
The Minister of Digital Affairs, Ms. Audrey Tang, held a meeting today (7th) with a delegation led by Palau’s Minister of Finance, Kaleb Udui, Jr. The two sides exchanged views on digital government, cybersecurity, Web3, and other topics, initiating a dialogue on potential future cooperation between the two countries. Minister Tang shared the current status of promoting digital signatures in Taiwan and expressed willingness to respond to Minister Udui’s invitation to apply for Palau’s Digital Residency, hoping that this meeting will deepen mutually beneficial cooperation in relevant fields between the two sides.
Minister Tang stated that as the competent authority of the Electronic Signatures Act, the Ministry of Digital Affairs(moda) is actively promoting the application of digital signatures. Drawing on Palau’s practices regarding the “Web3 Digital Residency,” Taiwan aims to promote the “Digital Field Employment Gold Card” and further plans for mutually beneficial recognition of digital certificates between the two nations to enhance the convenience of business and exchange activities. Minister Udui warmly invited Minister Tang to apply for Palau’s Digital Residency, and Minister Tang gladly agreed.
Minister Tang mentioned that both Palau and Taiwan are countries that uphold the values of freedom and democracy, sharing common goals and beliefs. She hopes that this meeting will facilitate ongoing exchanges and cooperation between the two sides on digital government, cybersecurity, Web3, and other issues, strengthening interactions and deepening cooperation in the digital domain.
The purpose of Palau’s visit to Taiwan this time is to engage in cooperation and exchanges with various ministries in Taiwan on topics such as finance and taxation, digital government, and financial technology. Taiwan and Palau have established close partnerships in many fields over the years, including finance, tourism, and healthcare. The two countries will continue to jointly promote the vision of digital and economic reciprocity, and contribute to the prosperity and development of the Pacific region.