• Short Summary

    A HIGHLIGHT OF THE CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER 27 REVOLUTION IN PAKISTAN WAS THE DECORATION BY PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF 103 PEOPLE FOR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY.

  • Description

    A HIGHLIGHT OF THE CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER 27 REVOLUTION IN PAKISTAN WAS THE DECORATION BY PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF 103 PEOPLE FOR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY.

    THE INVESTITURE CEREMONY WAS HELD AT THE PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE IN KARACHI. A MEDAL FOR PRIDE OF PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCE PROJECTS WAS AWARDED TO DOCTOR SALIMUZZAMAN SIDDIQUI, FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE PAKISTAN COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH.

    SPORTING AWARDS WERE MADE TO THE PAKISTAN WRESTLER, MR. ASLAM, AND THE CRICKETER ASIF IQBAL. OTHER AWARDS WERE PRESENTED IN RECOGNITION OF COURAGE AND CONTRIBUTION TO ART AND LITERATURE.

    IN THE EVENING PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN WAS GUEST OF HONOUR AT A CIVIC RECEPTION GIVEN BY THE KARACHI CORPORATION. AT THE RECEPTION THE PRESIDENT OUTLINED TO THE FIVE THOUSAND GUESTS THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PAKISTAN IN RECENT YEARS. HE SPOKE OF THE NEED FOR FURTHER ADVANCES IN PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE NATION.

    PRESIDENT AYUB WAS PRESENTED WITH A SILVER CASKET AND A SILVER REPLICA OF THE CORPORATION BUILDING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA19QR1XZ8D4R35D0QDOM9YKESH
    Media URN:
    VLVA19QR1XZ8D4R35D0QDOM9YKESH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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