• Short Summary

    The Director-General of the World Muslim League, Shaikh Hussein Siraje, is making his first visit to Africa, and has just been to pay a courtesy call on President Amin of Uganda.

  • Description

    The Director-General of the World Muslim League, Shaikh Hussein Siraje, is making his first visit to Africa, and has just been to pay a courtesy call on President Amin of Uganda. After spending four days in Uganda, he will go on to Zaire, Tanzania, the Malagasy Republic and the Comoro Islands.

    The World Muslim League is based in Saudi Arabia, and exists to spread the Islamic faith and promote friendship between Muslim peoples. Shaikh Siraje said he had come to Uganda to get to knew the big Muslim community there, and find out what their problems were, and whether the League could help them.

    President Amin took the opportunity of the Shaikh's visit to announced that Uganda and Saudi Arabia are to establish diplomatic relations and exchange Ambassadors.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3I8KAZX7Z30UL5JG4CAUQA6NQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3I8KAZX7Z30UL5JG4CAUQA6NQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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