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    THE HON. ALBERT MARGAI, PRIME MINISTER OF SIERRA LEONE, ARRIVED BY SEA IN BRITAIN TODAY?

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    THE HON. ALBERT MARGAI, PRIME MINISTER OF SIERRA LEONE, ARRIVED BY SEA IN BRITAIN TODAY (MONDAY). HE WAS WELCOMED ON ARRIVAL AT LIVERPOOL BY THE LORD MAYOR OF THE LANCASHIRE CITY. MR MARGAI IS HERE FOR TWO PURPOSES: TO ATTEND THE COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON LATER THIS MONTH, AND TO BE KNIGHTED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE ON WEDNESDAY.

    THE LIVERPOOL CIVIC LEADER WENT ABOARD THE SHIP, THE APAPA, TO HAVE BREAKFAST WITH MR. MARGAI. SUPPORTERS FROM SIERRA LEONE AND OTHER WELL-WISHERS CAME TO THE QUAYSIDE TO ADD TO THE WELCOME. THE SIERRA LEONE MILITARY ATTACHE IN LONDON WAS ALSO THERE.

    FROM THE DOCKSIDE, MR MARGAI DROVE TO THE LIVERPOOL TOWN HALL, WHERE HE WAS SHOWN THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION CUP WON BY LIVERPOOL IN THIS YEAR'S ENGLISH FINAL.

    THEN MR MARGAI WAS SHOWN SOME OF LIVERPOOL'S CIVIC AMENITIES INCLUDING THE AIRPORT. MORE WELL-WISHERS WERE OUT IN FORCE AS HE TOURED THE AIRPORT AND INSPECTED AIRCRAFT.

    (MR MARGAI IS THE FIRST ARRIVAL FOR THIS YEAR'S COMMONWEALTH PREMIERS' CONFERENCE, THE SECOND HE HAS ATTENDED. LAST YEAR, HIS FORCEFUL SPEECHES MADE A DEEP IMPRESSION ON FELLOW-PREMIERS. THE CONFERENCE BEGINS ON JUNE AND GOES ON UNTIL JUNE 25).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA39MC9AD7TZFI4DEV2RLO0PH99
    Media URN:
    VLVA39MC9AD7TZFI4DEV2RLO0PH99
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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