Hamilton, November 20. Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended an official banquet offered by His Majesty Kiingi Tuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero VII to the Diplomatic Corps. On the occasion, His Majesty conveyed a message of friendship and his wish for good relations with all the countries represented there.
In addition to meeting His Majesty, the Ambassador had meetings with the King's eldest son, Ariki Tamaroa Whatumoana Teaa, Chief of Staff Ngira Simmonds, and other distinguished representatives of the Maori people.
Among other issues, they evaluated the possible cooperation between Kiingitanga and Cuba.