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    President Hastings Banda of Malawi, who is on a week's visit of Taiwan, flew to the southern part of the island last Monday (August 7) for a tour of industrial establishments and military installations.

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    BANDA ARRIVES IN AIRCRAFT: MEETS OFFICIALS: GUARD OF HONOUR: BANDA WATCHES NAVAL CADETS MARCH PAST: NAVAL HARBOUR: TANKS: SOLDIERS MARCHING.




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    Background: President Hastings Banda of Malawi, who is on a week's visit of Taiwan, flew to the southern part of the island last Monday (August 7) for a tour of industrial establishments and military installations.

    President Banda was accompanied by Taiwan's Economics Minister, Mr T. Li and the Ambassador to Malawi, Mr Chen Yi-yuan. The party first went to Tsoying naval base where the President was escorted by the Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Feng Chi-tsung.

    The Malawi Head of state reviewed the honour guard of the Taiwan Naval Academy. He later inspected the facilities at the naval base.

    Dr Banda is only the second African leader to visit Taiwan, During his stay he has had a series of talks with General Chiang Kai Shek and officials.

    His tour has emphasised economic as well as military matters. He has visited farms, factories and a seminar for African agriculturists. Technical co-operation between the two countries has been discussed. A 32-member mission from Taiwan is at present working in Malawi.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJY6ROKI63WT1612BXK6S8GIL
    Media URN:
    VLVADJY6ROKI63WT1612BXK6S8GIL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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