• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TRADE EXHIBITIONS, THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL ASIAN TRADE FAIR, WAS OPENED IN TEHERAN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) BY THE SHAH OF IRAN, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, EMPRESS FARAH.

  • Description

    ONE OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TRADE EXHIBITIONS, THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL ASIAN TRADE FAIR, WAS OPENED IN TEHERAN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) BY THE SHAH OF IRAN, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, EMPRESS FARAH.

    OVER 3,000 FIRMS FROM 40 COUNTRIES ARE DISPLAYING GOODS AT THE FAIR, INCLUDING MANY ASIAN COUNTRIES, THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND SIX EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY COUNTRIES...PLUS 143 IRANIAN COMPANIES.

    PREMIER AMIR ABBAS HOVEIDA, CABINET MINSTERS AND SOME 2,000 IRANIAN AND FOREIGN GUESTS WERE PRESENT AT THE OPENING CEREMONY.

    THE ROYAL TRUMPETS SOUNDED ACROSS THE EXHIBITION GROUND, THE FLAGS OF PARTICIPATING NATIONS WERE HOISTED AND HUNDREDS OF FOUNTAINS STARTED UP AS THE SHAH TOOK THE MICROPHONE AND DECLARED THE FAIR OPEN.

    THE OPENING OF THE TRADE FAIR COINCIDED WITH THE START OF WORK ON EARTH SATELLITE STATIONS HERE WHICH WILL PROVIDE DIRECT SIMULTANEOUS TELEPHONE, TELEX, TELEGRAM AND TELEVISION LINKS BETWEEN IRAN AND WEST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AND THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1UPSL5WCR7R8HS5CQI2O6IAF0
    Media URN:
    VLVA1UPSL5WCR7R8HS5CQI2O6IAF0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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