• Short Summary

    A four man cultural delegation from the Federal Republic of Germany arrived here and will stay in Iraq more than a week as the guest of the Iraq Government.

  • Description

    1.
    Long shot to Baghdad Air Port.


    2.
    The arrival of the plane.


    3.
    The arrival of the delegation, welcomed by the representatives of the ministry of Education, Foreign affairs and the members of the German Embassy in Baghdad.


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    Inside the Air Port the delegation talking with the receivers.


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    At the unknown soldier, the delegation putting flowers at the presence of the representatives of the ministry of Defence Maj.F.Jassim was presented.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A four man cultural delegation from the Federal Republic of Germany arrived here and will stay in Iraq more than a week as the guest of the Iraq Government. During their stay they will have discussions with the Iraqi officials on the draft cultural agreement between the two countries. The main purpose of their visit to Baghdad is the inauguration on Sunday of the German language Institute at Waziriyah, Baghdad. Apart from the discussions with the Iraqi educationalists, the members of the delegation will visit cultural institutes in Baghdad, and they will visit Basrah as well as Al-Warka' archaeological centre where the Germans are carrying out excavations for 3 years. The delegation comprises two members of parliament one of them the Government Christian Democratic party and the other from the social Democratic party, the professor of the Arabic language at the Koeln University and a professor from the Goethe Institute in Munich.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA25JFQP3K07FKNJDFE6NJZBG4K
    Media URN:
    VLVA25JFQP3K07FKNJDFE6NJZBG4K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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