• Short Summary

    ON THE SECOND DAY OF HIS FOUR-DAY VISIT TO FINLAND, PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA, VISITED FINLAND'S PRESIDENT URNO KEKKONEN AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN HELSINKI YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    ON THE SECOND DAY OF HIS FOUR-DAY VISIT TO FINLAND, PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA, VISITED FINLAND'S PRESIDENT URNO KEKKONEN AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN HELSINKI YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

    THE SAME DAY, THE ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT WAS TAKEN ON A TOUR OF THE ANCIENT FINNISH TOWN OF PROVOO, WHERE HE SAW THE CATHEDRAL AND THE HISTORIC TOWN HALL.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA HAD ARRIVED IN FINLAND THE PREVIOUS DAY. FROM HELSINKI, HE WAS DRIVEN BY CAR TO PROVOO, ABOUT 40 MILES (64 KMS) WEST OF HELSINKI. HERE, HE WAS SHOWN AROUND THE TOWN AND PAID VISITS TO THE CATHEDRAL AND THE TOWN HALL, WHERE HE WAS INTRODUCED TO MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL ADMINISTRATION.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA'S TALKS WITH PRESIDENT KEKKONEN AND MEMBERS OF THE FINNISH GOVERNMENT WERE HELD IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN HELSINKI.

    PRESIDENT KEKKONEN HAD DESCRIBED PRESIDENT KAUNDA'S VISIT AS AN HISTORIC ONE, PROOF OF THE NEED FOR ALL COUNTRIES TO GET GO KNOW EACH OTHER AND, ABOVE ALL, TO LEARN TO BE TOLERANT OF EACH OTHER.

    HE ADDED THAT FINLAND UNDERSTOOD THE SENSE OF PURPOSE, DILIGENCE AND UNWAVERING STRIVING WHICH HAD MARKED THE ACTIVITIES OF PRESIDENT KAUNDA IN BUILDING INDEPENDENT ZAMBIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA35QNT5DOPNK640J4RV9BMDA7W
    Media URN:
    VLVA35QNT5DOPNK640J4RV9BMDA7W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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