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    THE CHIEF OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES, BRIGADIER M.S.H. SARAKIKYA, VISITED NEW DELHI ON?

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    THE CHIEF OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES, BRIGADIER M.S.H. SARAKIKYA, VISITED NEW DELHI ON THURSDAY (MAY 16) AND HAD TALKS WITH THE INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER AND DEFENCE SECRETARY.

    BRIGADIER SARAKIKYA, WHO ATTENDED THE MILITARY ACADEMY AT SANDHURST, ENGLAND, ENTERED THE TANGANYIKA KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES IN 1958 AS A PRIVATE, HE COMMANDS SOME 2,500 MEN IN MAINLAND TANZANIA AND AN UNDISCLOSED NUMBER IN ZANZIBAR.

    DURING HIS VISIT TO INDIA HE HAD WATCHED TANZANIAN CADETS UNDER TRAINING AT DEHRA DUN AND WAS DUE TO VISIT THE INDIAN NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY AT POONA AND BOMBAY BEFORE RETURNING TO TANZANIA.

    IN NEW DELHI, THE BRIGADIER HAD TALKS WITH INDIA'S DEFENCE SECRETARY, MR. V. SHANKAR, AND THE INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, SWARAN SINGH. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE TANZANIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER IN INDIA, SALIM AHMED SALIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1XTAXKF3Y9FKLFYP8V0A6NXVD
    Media URN:
    VLVA1XTAXKF3Y9FKLFYP8V0A6NXVD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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