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Ambassador Chen and Deputy Prime Minister Dlamini distribute rice from Taiwan


On 16th December 2016, Ambassador Thomas J.C. Chen joined the Hon. Paul Dlamini, Deputy Prime Minister of Swaziland in distributing rice to the people of Mbangweni, Shiselweni region. It was an event organized by the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) of the Kingdom. Hundreds of Swazi benefactors turned up at the rice dispersal.

On 19th NOV, the Embassy officially handed over to NDMA 260 tons of Taiwanese rice which was donated by the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in the hope that needy people in Swaziland who are facing serious challenge of drought can be relieved from food shortage. Today’s event marked the last batch of rice given to the people.