King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark attended the opening in Copenhagen today (Monday) of the annual conference of the World Bank and International monetary fund.
GV Bella Centre Copenhagen
SV Ghanaian Delegation
INT SV. Cameroon and Botswana Delegations
SCU McNamara and King Frederick.
SV King Frederick greeted by officials.
King Frederick followed by Queen Ingrid arrive
GV INT Delegates.
MS King and Queen seated.
SV PAN Ghana Delegation seated.
TRANSCRIPT: McNamara: "We have broadened our geographical scope -- broadened it so we can of more service to developing countries, and, in particular, to the more small and very poor countries. Between the years 1969 and 1970 we loaned to 60 countries, compared to 34 in the previous period. And, further, in that same two-year period, we loaned to 14 countries, including Chad, Dahomey, Indonesia -- which had received no loans or credits during the previous five years. We began to work in the field of population planning. Admittedly much more slowly, and much more modestly, than the urgency of the problem demands. But we began to work in the field of population planning at the specific request of countries such as India, Indonesia, Jamaica and Tunisia."
Initials SAW/PN/CO/2.11 SAW/PN/CO/2.14
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Background: King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark attended the opening in Copenhagen today (Monday) of the annual conference of the World Bank and International monetary fund. The World Bank President, Robert McNamara, addressed the conference and call for an accelerated campaign to control world population growth.
More than 3,000 delegates from 112 countries are attending the conference to survey the international monetary system. Strict security precautions have been maintained at the conference sit following threats by left wing groups to disrupt the meeting.