Burma's Head of State, General Ne Win arrived in the Indian capital of New Delhi yesterday (Thursday) for a three day unofficial visit.
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SV Pan President Giri walks towards aircraft
SV Ne Win down steps and being greeted by President and Mrs. Giri, Mrs. Gandhi, and Sarwar Swaran Singh
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SV Pan President Giri and Ne Win walking across tarmac
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SV Int. Mrs. Gandhi arrives and being greeted by Newin
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Background: Burma's Head of State, General Ne Win arrived in the Indian capital of New Delhi yesterday (Thursday) for a three day unofficial visit. The General was flying back to Rangoon from London where he had been receiving medical attention. Despite the unofficial nature of the Indian visit, the Burmese leader will undoubtedly have talks with top Government officials over the civil war in East Pakistan.
SYNOPSIS: Burma's Head of State General Ne Win flew into New Delhi yesterday at the start of an unofficial three day visit to India. On hand to greet him were India's President Giri and Prime Minister Indira Ghandi.
The Burmese leader made the stopover on his way back from London where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness. He flew to London late in February and was released from care a few days ago.
After a reception at the airport, General Ne Win was driven to the home of President Giri. Soon after Mrs. Ghandi arrived and the two leaders started unofficial talks. Despite the informality of the visit, one of the pressing matters certain to be discussed is the civil war in East Pakistan.