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    DELEGATES FROM THROUGHOUT PAKISTAN GATHERED IN LAHORE ON MONDAY (25 MARCH) ON THE OCCASION OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF BASIC DEMOCRACIES.

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    ENTRANCE TO CONVENTION; BANNER; ENTRANCE WITH BANNERS; GOVERNOR KHAN OF EAST PAKISTAN ARRIVES AND GREETED; INTERIOR - DELEGATES; GOVERNOR KHAN SPEAKS (SOF).



    GOVERNOR KHAN: THE CONSTITUTION OF 1962 WHICH INTEGRATES IN ITS FULL THE BASIC DEMOCRACIES SYSTEM, HAS PROVIDED THE MUCH DESIRED STABILITY AND UNHAMPERED ECONOMIC GROWTH WHICH WAS VITALLY NECESSARY, IF WE WERE TO CATCH UP WITH THE REST OF THE DEVELOPING NATIONS. I CAN ONLY PRAY TO ALLAH THAT HE MAY GRANT OUR BELOVED PRESIDENT A LONG, HEALTHY AN HAPPY LIFE TO CONTINUE TO SERVE HIS PEOPLE WITH THE SAME DEDICATION AND THE SAME ZEAL SO THAT THE PEOPLE UNDER HIS LEADERSHIP - HIS DIRECT LEADERSHIP - MAY BE ABLE TO RESIST THE FORCES OF DISINTEGRATION AND CONTINUE ITS MARCH TOWARDS A GLORIOUS FUTURE. AMEEN. (APPLAUSE).




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    Background: DELEGATES FROM THROUGHOUT PAKISTAN GATHERED IN LAHORE ON MONDAY (25 MARCH) ON THE OCCASION OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF BASIC DEMOCRACIES. THE CONVENTION IF DEVOTED TO STUDY OF THE PROGRESS OF THE SYSTEM OF DEMOCRATIC SELF-GOVERNMENT INTRODUCED BY PRESIDENT MOHAMMAD AYUB KHAN ON OCTOBER 1959, FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION.

    GUEST SPEAKER AT THE ASSEMBLY WAS THE GOVERNOR OF EAST PAKISTAN, MR ABDUL MOMEN KHAN. HE WAS WELCOMED BY MIAN MOHAMMAD YASIN WATTOO, THE MINISTER FOR BASIC DEMOCRACIES. MR KHAN'S INAUGURAL SPEECH, AFTER OUTLINING THE SYSTEM AND THE OBJECTIVES OF THE CONGRESS, CLOSED WITH THE FOLLOWING EXTRACT:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1HT6BHQL489UNP8DW2KTMJLW4
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HT6BHQL489UNP8DW2KTMJLW4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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