• Short Summary

    Major Abdel-Salam Jalloud, generally regarded as number two in the government of the Libyan Jamahiriyah, arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday(15 August) at the start of a three-day visit to Pakistan.

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    Major Abdel-Salam Jalloud, generally regarded as number two in the government of the Libyan Jamahiriyah, arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday(15 August) at the start of a three-day visit to Pakistan.

    SYNOPSIS: From his visit to Peking, which took many diplomats by surprise, Major Jalloud flew into Islamabad to be greeted by Pakistan's Chief Martial Law Administrator, General Zia-ul Haq.

    On his visit, Major Jalloud was accompanied by some 50 officials and four high-ranking members of the Libyan government. Little has been reported about Major Jalloud's visit to Islamabad -- and much of his visit to China, which he had just completed, was surrounded by secrecy. That visit had been unannounced and resulted in diplomatic relations being established between the two countries -- the first time a country had established relations with China without promising to break off ties with Taiwan.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA10IWITL5Y4VEUU5XBBFDXQUVE
    Media URN:
    VLVA10IWITL5Y4VEUU5XBBFDXQUVE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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