• Short Summary

    MRS SIRIMAVO BANDARANAIKE, THE PRIME MINISTER OF CEYLON, ARRIVED IN THE INDIAN CAPITAL, DELHI, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) TO DISCUSS PROPOSALS FOR SETTLING THE BORDER DISPUTE BETWEEN INDIA AND THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.

  • Description

    MRS SIRIMAVO BANDARANAIKE, THE PRIME MINISTER OF CEYLON, ARRIVED IN THE INDIAN CAPITAL, DELHI, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) TO DISCUSS PROPOSALS FOR SETTLING THE BORDER DISPUTE BETWEEN INDIA AND THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.

    THE PROPOSALS WERE FORMULATED LAST MONTH BY A CONFERENCE OF SIX NEUTRAL AFRICAN AND ASIAN COUNTRIES MEETING AT COLOMBO, CEYLON. EARLIER, MRS BANDARANAIKE VISITED PEKING AND SUBMITTED THE SAME PROPOSALS TO THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT.

    WAITING AT DELHI AIRPORT TO WELCOME MRS BANDARANAIKE WAS THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR JAWAHARLAL NEHRU, MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET AND MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. MRS BANDARANAIKE DECLINED TO MAKE ANY COMMENT TO REPORTERS WHO SURROUNDED HER.

    MRS. BANDARANAIKE AND MR NEHRU MET FOR TWO HOURS THIS MORNING (FRIDAY). AFTER THEIR MEETING, MRS BANDARANAIKE TOLD QUESTIONERS: "I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN HOPEFUL - OTHERWISE I WOULD NOT HAVE COME". MR NEHRU DECLINED TO COMMENT ON THE PROGRESS OF THE DISCUSSIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1Q1JLJUFY0GK8AMH0OHH879CF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Q1JLJUFY0GK8AMH0OHH879CF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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