• Short Summary

    At the Pentagon in Washington yesterday (Tuesday), the Defence and Aviation Minister of Saudi Arabia, Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, was honoured by a special ceremony headed by U.

  • Description

    At the Pentagon in Washington yesterday (Tuesday), the Defence and Aviation Minister of Saudi Arabia, Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, was honoured by a special ceremony headed by U.S. Defence Secretary Melvin Laird.

    In this film - shot by the Department of Defence - we see the Prince being greeted and during the full Armed Forces ceremonial at the Pentagon's river Entrance.

    The Prince - who is a brother of King Faisal - is in the USA for 12 days as a guest of Secretary Laird. During his stay he will also hold meetings with State Secretary rogers, Navy Secretary Warner, Air Force Secretary Seamans, and Assistant State Secretary for Noar Eastern and South Asian Affairs Sisco.

    SYNOPSIS: At the Pentagon in Washington on Tuesday, a full Armed forces Ceremonial homage for Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz - the Defence and Aviation Minister of Saudi Arabia. The Prince Sultan - who is the brother of King Faisal - is the guest in the United States of Defence Secretary Melvin Laird, who accompanied him during the Pentagon ceremonies.

    The Prince - during his twelve-day stay int eh United States is also holding meetings with other leading American officials, including Secretary of State William Rogers and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Joseph Sisco. Also on the agenda, talks with the Secretaries of the Navy and Air Force During his tour, Prince Sultan is visiting U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force bases in California, Texas, Oklahoma and Arizona.

    This ceremonial display in Washington, was held at the Pentagon's River Entrance.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3R4Y5EJ6M9F9X5G6DYX5K7RJW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3R4Y5EJ6M9F9X5G6DYX5K7RJW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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