• Short Summary

    Two leading members of Parliament from the Malagasy Republic have arrived in Taiwan for talks with the Government and a tour of the country.

  • Description

    Two leading members of Parliament from the Malagasy Republic have arrived in Taiwan for talks with the Government and a tour of the country. They are Mr. Nany Alfred, President of the National Assembly and Mr. Japhet Simeon, President of the Senate. The two men laid a wreath at a war memorial in Taipei in honour of the World War Two dead. Later they had talks with the country's leaders aimed at bringing the two nations closer together.

    SYNOPSIS: Two leading Parliamentarians from the Malagasy Republic are at present on a tour of Taiwan. One of their first official engagements was at a war memorial in Taipei where they laid a wreath in memorial of the dead of World War Two.

    Later the two men...Mr. Nany Alfred, President of the National Assembly, and Mr. Japhet Simeon, President of the Senate...were taken on a tour of the National Museum.

    During their stay, the two men will meet students from the Malagasy Republic who are studying in Taiwan. They'll also have talk with the Government aimed at increasing trade and strengthening relations between their two nations.

    Another highlight of the visit was a tour of a textile factory...one of the largest in the region. The trip by the Malagasy Republic Parliamentarians comes at a time when Taiwan is attempting to strengthen her relations with a number of African nations. At the same time as Mr. Alfred and Mr. Simeon are visiting Taipei missions for Chad and Upper Volts are touring the country.

    Later Mr. Alfred and Mr. Simeon called on Taiwan's Vice President and Premier, Mr. Yen for discussions of mutual interest.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA61AI0IEJBNBPDHYEHU2CXO4CD
    Media URN:
    VLVA61AI0IEJBNBPDHYEHU2CXO4CD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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