• 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

    1.
    GV Exterior (2 shots)
    5 ft

    2.
    GV Interior (2 shots)
    11 ft

    3.
    Australian Delegation (2 shots)
    16 ft

    4.
    New Zealand Delegation
    19 ft

    5.
    Chairman Speak
    20 ft

    6.
    Japanese delegation
    24 ft

    7.
    Cutaway
    26 ft

    8.
    Korean delegation
    29 ft

    9.
    Cutaway
    30 1/2 ft

    10.
    Vietnamese delegation
    35 ft

    11.
    Hongkong delegation
    37 1/2 ft

    12.
    Chairman
    39 ft

    13.
    Malaysian delegation
    42 ft

    14.
    GV Delegations
    45 ft


    exteriors of hotel; Australian and New Zealand delegations; Chairman's address; Japanese, Korean, South Vietnamese and Hongkong delegation; Chairman continues his address; Malaysian delegation; view of conference hall.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ECTY5OJQMD5425O6NHP51JM8
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ECTY5OJQMD5425O6NHP51JM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including 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

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