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    THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF THE SOUTH EAST ASIAN TREATY ORGANIZATION HELD ITS FIRST CONVOCATION IN BANGKOK ON MARCH 27.

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    THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF THE SOUTH EAST ASIAN TREATY ORGANIZATION HELD ITS FIRST CONVOCATION IN BANGKOK ON MARCH 27.

    THE GRADUATE SCHOOL WHICH PROVIDES MASTERS DEGREES IN ENGINEERING ON SPECIALISED SUBJECTS TO STUDENTS FROM MEMBER COUNTRIES OF SEATO WAS ESTABLISHED ON SEPT. 8, 1959 WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM THE EIGHT SEATO MEMBER NATIONS - AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, FRANCE, U.K., PHILIPPINES, PAKISTAN AND THAILAND AND U.S.A. THE FACULTY MEMBERS ARE FROM NEW ZEALAND, U.K., FRANCE AND UNITED STATES.

    THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF SEATO COUNTRIES WHO WERE IN BANGKOK FOR THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS CONFERENCE ATTENDED THE FIRST GRADUATION CEREMONY.

    MR. POTE SARASIN, THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF SEATO PRESENTED A WELCOME ADDRESS TO DISTINGUISHED GATHERING AND FIELD MARSHAL SARIT THANARAT, PREMIER TO THAILAND THEN GAVE THE GRADUATION ADDRESS AND PRESENTED DIPLOMAS TO FIVE STUDENTS.

    OF THE FIRST BATCH OF 14 FILIPINO, PAKISTANI AND THAI STUDENTS WHO ENTERED THE COLLEGE TWO YEARS AGO FIVE HAVE COMPLETED THEIR WORK AND TODAY RECEIVED THEIR DIPLOMA. NINE OTHERS WILL RECEIVE THEIR DEGREES IN NEAR FUTURE.

    SECOND BATCH OF 29 STUDENTS JOINED SEATO GRADUATE SCHOOL LAST YEAR. SUBJECTS OFFERED FOR SPECIALISATION ARE HYDRAULIC AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING NEXT YEAR SANITARY ENGINEERING WILL BE ADDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1REMKE1W18E7RPTZ88K9BGZCL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1REMKE1W18E7RPTZ88K9BGZCL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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