• Short Summary

    AN INDONESIAN TECHNICAL TEAM ARRIVED IN SINGAPORE TODAY (AUGUST 30) FOR FINAL TALKS ON FULL SCALE RESUMPTION OF TRADE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    AN INDONESIAN TECHNICAL TEAM ARRIVED IN SINGAPORE TODAY (AUGUST 30) FOR FINAL TALKS ON FULL SCALE RESUMPTION OF TRADE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    THE TEAM, CONSISTING OF FIFTEEN MEMBERS, WAS LEAD BY THE DIRECTOR FOR INTERNAL MARKETING, MR. B. TITIHERUW. THEY FLEW IN BY GARUDA AIRLINES FLIGHT, THE FIRST TO LAND IN SINGAPORE SINCE DIPLOMATIC TIES WERE BROKEN OFF MORE THAN THREE YEARS AGO FOLLOWING INDONESIA'S CONFRONTATION OF MALAYSIA.

    ON ARRIVAL AT AIRPORT THE INDONESIANS WERE MET BY THE HEAD OF THE FOREIGN MINISTRY, MR. ABU BAKER BIN PA ANCHEE.

    THE TASK OF THE TECHNICAL EXPERTS IS TO THRASH OUT ALL DETAILS OF FUTURE TRADE RELATIONS.

    TWO WEEKS AGO INDONESIA AND SINGAPORE RESUMED THE RATIONAL BARTER TRADE. EVERYDAY ABOUT TWENTY INDONESIAN BARTER VESSELS SAIL INTO SINGAPORE HARBOUR BRINGING RAW RUBBER, PEPPER SPICES AND COPRA AND EXCHANGE THEM FOR MANUFACTURED GOODS.

    THE SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION OF THESE TALKS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR THE FULL RESUMPTION OF TRADE AND THE RESTORATION OF ALL COMMUNICATIONS, IMMIGRATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES WITHIN THE NEXT THREE WEEKS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA17FTHLH97OPLQ3SGUKD00XOKG
    Media URN:
    VLVA17FTHLH97OPLQ3SGUKD00XOKG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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