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St. Lucia's king to visit Taiwan
Stephenson King, the prime minister of Taiwan's Caribbean ally Saint Lucia, will lead an eight men delegation that will arrive in the country next Thursday for his first ever eight-day state visit, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday.
Members of the delegation include the nation's Minister of Agriculture Ezechiel Joseph and Tessa Mangal, minister in the Office of the Prime Minister.
King will meet with President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and Joseph will sign agreement with Foreign Minister Francisco Ou (歐鴻鍊) on agricultural technology exchange to strengthen future bilateral collaboration during their visit, said the MOFA.
Osmonds concert
Donny and Marie Osmond and five other members of the world famous American family pop group "the Osmonds" arrived in Taiwan yesterday for their first visit to the island in 28 years in preparation for thier concert which is scheduled to take place tonight.
The "Donny & Marie" variety show used to broadcasted in Taiwan in the 1980s and therefore they enjoyed great popularity in the island nation, according to the organizer of the concert.
In June 1980, the two became the first foreign pop group ever visited and held concert in Taiwan.
The Osmonds concert will be held at the Taipei Arena tonight.


Updated : 2021-03-07 07:58 GMT+08:00