• Short Summary

    The 25th Annual conference of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) opened yesterday at the Narai Hotel, Bangkok.

  • Description

    The 25th Annual conference of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) opened yesterday at the Narai Hotel, Bangkok. It was attended by a record number of delegations - among them many Cabinet Ministers and senior ambassadors from most of the 35 member and associate member states of ECAFE.

    The opening address was made by the Chairman of the National Executive Council of Thailand, Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn. He paid tribute to past achievements but urged still faster economic development for the region. He warned of a still widening gap between rich and poor nations. Marshal Thanom pledged Thailand's assistance in wiping out social inequalities in the region.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ECTY5OJQMD5425O6NHP51JM8
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ECTY5OJQMD5425O6NHP51JM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment