• Short Summary

    The new coalition government of Laos was officially presented to Ming Sisavang Uatthena at a private ceremony on Friday in the Royal capital of Luang Frabang.

  • Description

    The new coalition government of Laos was officially presented to Ming Sisavang Uatthena at a private ceremony on Friday in the Royal capital of Luang Frabang. First to arrive was Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma, who retains, is post in the new government. After inspecting an honour guard provided by the Royal bodyguard outside the palace, the Prince went inside to swear allegiance to the King. He later posed on the steps of the palace with Ministers and supporters of his own party.

    Next to arrive was the Prime Minister's half-brother, Prince Souvanavong, leader of the pro-Communist Patnet Lao. The Prince has spent many years leading his guerrilla forces from a jungle hideout in northwestern Laos. ??? now becomes deputy Premier and chairman of the Council which will prepare the way for national elections.

    After the came ceremonial arrival and meeting with the King, Prince Souvanavong also ??? with ??? Ministers and supporters before retaining to the administrative capital of Vientiane.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2CFT0M5RXEBSFQMZNUXFFQYBS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2CFT0M5RXEBSFQMZNUXFFQYBS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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