Prince Masitssla Dlamini, Swaziland's Minister of Local Administration, arrived in Taiwan for an eight-day visit on Sunday (August 19).
Prince and wife being greeted at airport building. (2 shots)
SV sign Display Centre
SV PAN FROM Decorations to Prince & Princess at exhibition.
SV garments of clothing on display
SV Prince looking at exhibit and PAN ALONG bedding to traditional robe (3 shots)
SV Prince looking at meter scesters (2 shots)
CU PAN UP secester to Prince mounted on same.
SV PAN FROM cut glass to Prince touring exhibition.
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Background: Prince Masitssla Dlamini, Swaziland's Minister of Local Administration, arrived in Taiwan for an eight-day visit on Sunday (August 19).
One of the first items on his official programme was a visit to a Taipei industrial and handicraft promotion centre -- an appropriate choice since Taiwan will be one of the foreign exhibitors at Swaziland's first trade fair next month.
During the visit, the prince will have talks with various Taiwanese government officials.
SYNOPSIS: Arriving at Taipei on Sunday at the start of an official visit was Prince Masitsala Dlamini, Swaziland's Minister of Local Administration. He and his wife, Princess Nomhle Sylvia, were greeted at the airport by Taiwan's Vice Foreign Minister H K Yang.
One of the first events on their busy official programme was a visit to a Taipei display centre, where the Prince and Princess were able to examine a range of products varying from traditional handicrafts to industrial goods. PAUSE. The people of Swaziland will themselves be able to see something of Taiwan's products, which will be among the foreign exhibits at the first Swaziland Trade Fair -- to be held next month to coincide with the fifth anniversary of independence. At the Fair, the Taiwanese goods will be competing for attention with products from Japan, the United States and other industrial giants.
The Prince's visit was scheduled to last for eight days. And besides a heavy sightseeing schedule, he was due to have talks with leading Taiwanese officials.