• Short Summary

    MR. DUNCAN SANDY'S BRITAIN'S COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY, ARRIVED AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT, UGANDA, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT THE?

  • Description

    MR. DUNCAN SANDY'S BRITAIN'S COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY, ARRIVED AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT, UGANDA, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT THE START OF A TOUR OF EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES DURING WHICH MILITARY MATTERS ARE EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE DISCUSSIONS.

    MR. SANDYS - WHO IS ACCOMPANIED BY TWO SENIOR BRITISH SERVICE OFFICERS - WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER, SIR DAVID HUNT, AND THE UGANDA MINISTER FOR INTERNAL AFFAIRS, MR. ONAMA, WHO IS ALSO SECRETARY OF THE UGANDA PEOPLE'S CONGRESS PARTY. MR. SANDY'S DROVE STRAIGHT FROM THE AIRPORT TO PAY A SHORT COURTESY CALL ON THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. OBOTE, BEFORE GOING ONTO KAMPALA FOR TALKS WITH THE THREE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONERS IN THE EAST AFRICA.

    THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY IS DUE TO HAVE TALKS WITH MR. OBOTE AND OTHER UGANDA MINISTERS TODAY (TUESDAY). TOMORROW HE LEAVES FOR THE NAIROBI AND GOES ON TO FAR-ES-SALAAM LATER IN THE WEEK. IT IS NOT CERTAIN YET WHETHER HE WILL VISIT ZANZIBAR.

    (THE PURPOSE OF MR. SANDY'S VISIT IS OFFICIALLY STATED TO BE DISCUSSED MATTERS OF 'MUTUAL CONCERN' WITH THE GOVERNMENTS OF UGANDA, KENYA AND TANGANYIKA. BUT IT'S UNDERSTOOD THAT DEFENCE MATTERS- INCLUDING THE PRESENCE OF BRITISH TROOPS IN ALL COUNTRIES - WILL BE DISCUSSED. IT IS ALSO LIKELY THAT PROBLEMS OF FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WILL ALSO BE TOUCHED ON).

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2L4SKE2S8UUZ9YRJAIP4INKK
    Media URN:
    VLVA2L4SKE2S8UUZ9YRJAIP4INKK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    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