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    Pakistan's new representative in Chad, Ambassador Ashani, formally presented his credentials to President Francois Tombalbaye in the capital, Fort Lamy, on Wednesday (June 27).

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    Pakistan's new representative in Chad, Ambassador Ashani, formally presented his credentials to President Francois Tombalbaye in the capital, Fort Lamy, on Wednesday (June 27). He promised he would develop closer relations between the two nations as an example of Asian-African co-operation.

    President Tombalbaye, in reply, said the relations between Chad and Pakistan were oriented towards the peaceful co-existence of nations, big or small, as according to the charter of the United Nations.

    SYNOPSIS: In a ceremony at the Chadian capital, Fort Lamy, on Wednesday, Pakistan's new representative in Chad, Ambassador Ashani, presented his credentials to President Francois Tombalbaye.

    President Tombalbaye, who has acquired a reputation among African diplomats as one of the major French-speaking African statesmen, is keen to develop relations with other third-world nations. Presenting his credentials, Ambassador Ashani promised to develop closer relations between Chad and Pakistan. In reply, President Tombalbaye said their relations were oriented towards the peaceful-co-existence of nations, big or small, as according to the United Nations charter.

    Ambassador Ashani also reminded President Tombalbaye that Pakistan aligns itself with the Arab cause in the Middle East problem. Chad, which also aligns itself with the Arab nations, broke off diplomatic relations with Israel last November.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1QFYOGITNXXK21Z2W5Z9RYKYF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1QFYOGITNXXK21Z2W5Z9RYKYF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
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    N/A

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