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The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Barones Patricia Scotland QC meets Zanzibar President, visits some of the Isles attractions

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 The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC (left) accompanied by Tanzania’s High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro and Ambassador Celestine Mushy, Director of  Multilateral Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Affairs head to the plane ready to take off  for their one day trip of  Zanzibar

 The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC greets the crew before boarding

Top Zanzibar government officials receive The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia atScotland QC at the Karume International Airport in the isles

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC signs the visitor’s book upon arrival at the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. On her right is Zanzibar’s Minister for Education and Vocational Training Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma and left is Tanzania’s High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro

 

 

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC upon arrival at the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. On her left  is Zanzibar’s Minister for Education and Vocational Training Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma and Tanzania’s High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC arrives at the Zanzibar State House accompanies by Zanzibar’s Minister for Education and Vocational Training Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein receives The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC at the State House

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein and The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC fields questions from journalists at the State House

 The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC poses for a souvernier photo with Isles based ITV and Radio One journalist Farouq Karim  at the State House

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC is taken to a tour of Stone Town with The House of Wonders in the background

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC and her entourage pose for a group photo

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC and her entourage pose for another group photo

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC and her entourage take a guided walking tour through spice plantations

During the Spice tour the Baroness  and her entourage saw how the spices, herbs and fruits are cultivated, with the  tour guide describing in detail all about them as well as tropical fruits such as cloves, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chilli, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges.

The  tour guide describes in  detail  how the spices, herbs and fruits  can be used

Visibly happy with the tour, our visitor is

More spices and herbs are shows

Even lipstick from plants was applied 

Some of the many tourists taking the spice tour cool off the day with coconut juice under clove trees

The baroness joins in

Neatly packed spices and herbs are on display

The visitors take their leave after a satisfying spice tour

Off to the State House where a sumptious luncheon in her hnour awaits

After  the luncheon and on behalf of the entourage Tanzania’s High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro thanks their host President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein 

Thank you, Your Excellency, for the sumptious luncheon….

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein  leads the Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC outside for souvenir photos.

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein take the first photo with the  Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC at the State House

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein and the  Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC are joined by the Zanzibar Chief Secretary Dr.  Abdulhamid Yahya Mzee (left)  Zanzibar’s Minister for Education and Vocational Training Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma, Tanzania’s High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro and Minister for Finance and Planning Dr. Khalid Salum Mohamed

The VVIPs are joined by the rest of the entourage

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein bids farewell to the  Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC

At the airport The Vice President of the United  Republic of Tanzania Hon. Samia Suluhu Hassan meets the Baroness

The Vice President of the United  Republic of Tanzania Hon. Samia Suluhu Hassan bids farewell to  the Baroness

Its time for the Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC to depart

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC is bid farewell 

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC  bids farewell to Zanzibar’s Minister for Education and Vocational Training Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma

 

 

The Baroness waves goodbye…

….and blows kisses to her hosts

Salutes welcome them back to Dar es salaam

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC greets the police officers

“…What a tour”

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC caps off the day with a courtesy call on  Prof Palamagamba Kabudi,  Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs at his office in Dar es salaam

The Baroness greetsb Prof Sifuni Mchome, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

The Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC  holds talks with   Prof Palamagamba Kabudi,  Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs at his office in Dar es salaam.

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