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    AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MINISTER MR. ATHOL G. TOWNLEY WHO IS ON A SIX-DAY VISIT TO INDONESIA?

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    AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MINISTER MR. ATHOL G. TOWNLEY WHO IS ON A SIX-DAY VISIT TO INDONESIA BEGINNING JUNE 4 ON INVITATION BY INDONESIAN DEFENCE MINISTER GEN. NASUTION VISITED THE HERO CEMETERY IN JAKARTA, AS A PART OF HIS PROGRAMME IN THE COUNTRY, ON JUNE 5.

    HE WAS GIVEN A GUARD OF HONOUR AT THE MEMORIAL WHERE MR. TOWNLEY LAID A WREATH. THE MEMORIAL COMMEMORATES INDONESIANS WHO DIED IN THE INDEPENDENCE STRUGGLE.

    HE ALSO VISITED THE ASIAN GAMES STADIUM WHICH IS BEING RUSHED. THE STADIUM IS AN IMPORTANT PROJECT FOR INDONESIAN PRESTIGE AND DR. SUKARNO HIMSELF GIVES IT TOP PRIORITY FOR COMPLETION FOR THE GAMES IN AUGUST.

    MR. TOWNLEY WAS GIVEN A COLOURFUL RECEPTION THAT NIGHT BY GEN. NASUTION AT HIS HOUSE. THE RECEPTION WAS ATTENDED AMONG TOP MEN BY DR. SUBANDRIO, THE FOREIGN MINISTER AND HIS WIFE. THE RECEPTION INCLUDED MANY DANCE PERFORMANCES BY FAMOUS BALINESE DANCERS.

    MR. TOWNLEY LEFT FOR SURABAYA ON JUNE 6 ENROUTE TO JOG JAKARTA, BANDUNG AND RETURN TO JAKARTA ON JUNE 9 BEFORE LEAVING FOR AUSTRALIA ON JUNE 10.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CYC4RTF5SBB9J5LI5USVSRY3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CYC4RTF5SBB9J5LI5USVSRY3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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