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Courtesy Call on the High Commissioner by H.E. Wendell V.C De Landro, the High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago, 16 July 2020

 

HE Gloria Tiwet, the High Commissioner of Malaysia to Nigeria received a courtesy call by H.E. Wendell V.C De Landro, the High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago at the Chancery of the High Commission of Malaysia on 16 July 2020. Also in attendance was the Head of Chancery, Mr Ahmad Benyamine Noor Rahimin.

 

HE De Landro informed during the courtesy call, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago is very keen to source the seeds and tissue cultures of the Malaysian Dwarf Coconut, due to its high resistance to the Lethal Yellowing disease and this is the characteristic that makes it to be one of the important types of dwarf coconuts in the world.

 

HE High Commissioner welcomed the initiative of HE De Landro and informed that this venture is indeed a good opportunity for Malaysia and MARDI to enhance the level of cooperation with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

 

17 July 2020

High Commission of Malaysia, Abuja