Sister isle gets royal visit
Posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2002
By Earl Manmohan, Express TT
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Visiting Crown Prince Zere Yacob Asfa Wossen, grandson of Ethiopia’s late Emperor Haile Selassie, pays a four-day visit to Tobago starting tomorrow.
He arrives at Crown Point International Airport at 11:25 a.m. and he will be met by a party led by Aldwyn Mc Phee, overseer of the Twelve Tribes of Israel and representative of the Ethiopian Peace Foundation.
Following a brief reception, the Crown Prince will be at the head of a motorcade into Scarborough where he will pay a courtesy call on Chief Secretary Orville London at noon.
In the afternoon, the Crown Prince will meet members of the public at the Twelve Tribes of Israel headquarters in Canaan.
On Thursday, he will visit the Castara Government Primary School at 9 a.m. and later take an herbal bath at Castara Bay. At 5 p.m. he will attend a service at the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Darrel Spring.
The Crown Prince will visit the world famous Buccoo Reef and Nylon Pool on Friday, as well as Fort James at Plymouth and Fort King George at Scarborough.
On Friday night there will be a concert in honour of the Crown Prince at the Twelve Tribes headquarters.
He returns to Trinidad on Saturday.
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