• Short Summary

    MR TRAN VAN HUONG HAS TAKEN OVER THE DUTIES OF PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH VIETNAM.?

  • Description

    MR TRAN VAN HUONG HAS TAKEN OVER THE DUTIES OF PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH VIETNAM. HE SUCCEEDED MAJOR-GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH, NOW APPOINTED HEAD OF THE COUNTRY'S ARMED FORCES.

    THE CEREMONY IN WHICH GOVERNMENT POWERS WERE TRANSFERRED BY GENERAL KHANH TO MR HUONG TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY AT THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING IN SAIGON. MEMBERS OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT WATCHED THE PROCEEDINGS, AND WERE LATER CONGRATULATED BY THE GENERAL.

    LATER IN THE DAY, THE HEAD OF STATE, MR PHAN KHAC SUU, RECEIVED THE NEW GOVERNMENT. IT IS COMPOSED MAINLY OF EXPERIENCED TECHNICIANS RATHER THAN POLITICIANS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1BNL8EW5TVZ3IYZZJ3FDSF9LT
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BNL8EW5TVZ3IYZZJ3FDSF9LT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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