• Short Summary

    Continuing his tour of Emirates in the Arabian Gulf, former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mohammed Ali arrived in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (4 December) for a exhibition bout before Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahian, President of the United Arab Emirates...

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    Continuing his tour of Emirates in the Arabian Gulf, former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mohammed Ali arrived in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (4 December) for a exhibition bout before Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahian, President of the United Arab Emirates... who later entertained him at his Palace. Mohammed Ali has tour of the Emirates was to augment ties of friendship with Moslems of the Arab World, and hopes to canvas support for the building of an Islamic University in Chicago. This coverage was supplied by Abu Dhabi Television.

    SYNOPSIS: Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Mohammed Ali, arrived in Abu Dhabi last Tuesday in the course of a tour of Emirates in the Arabian Gulf.

    Mohammed Ali and is party that evening visited the Palace of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahian... President of the United Arab Emirates.

    The Sheikh entertained his guests for several hours after teasing them to a banquet.

    Earlier in the day Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahian among spectators who thronged to watch the former champion in an exhibition bout. Mohammed Ali has said that his tour of the Emirates, such as Abu Dhabi, is to augment ties of friendship with Moslems of the Arab world. He also hoped to canvas support for the building of an Islamic University in Chicago, as he continued his tour in Bahrain and Kuwait.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1AWXT1GOOISWN9FVCWE3N229
    Media URN:
    VLVA1AWXT1GOOISWN9FVCWE3N229
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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