• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA, WHO RETURNED HOME TO ZAMBIA FROM HIS FAR EAST TOUR ON TUESDAY (27 JUNE), NEGOTIATED A GBP6,000,000 STERLING FREE LOAN FROM THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC DURING HIS TRIP.

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    PRESIDENT KAUNDA, WHO RETURNED HOME TO ZAMBIA FROM HIS FAR EAST TOUR ON TUESDAY (27 JUNE), NEGOTIATED A GBP6,000,000 STERLING FREE LOAN FROM THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC DURING HIS TRIP. FIRST FILM OF HIS ARRIVAL AT PEKING WAS RECEIVED IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY).

    PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE, BETTY, WERE GREETED BY THOUSANDS OF CHEERING CHINESE WHEN HE FLEW INTO PEKING FROM PAKISTAN TO BEGIN HIS OFFICIAL VISIT. PRIME MINISTER CHOU EN-LAI SHOOK HANDS WITH THE PRESIDENT AS HE DESCENDED THE AIRCRAFT STEPS AND ESCORTED HIM AS HE INSPECTED A GUARD-OF-HONOUR LINED UP ON THE TARMAC.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA WAS INTRODUCED TO FOREIGN MINISTER CHEN YI AND OTHER CHINESE LEADERS. THEN, LED BY PREMIER CHOU, HE PASSED IN FRONT OF THE CHEERING CROWD WAVING, RED-COVERED BOOKS OF CHAIRMAN MAO TSE-TUNG'S QUOTATIONS.

    BANNER-WAVING CROWDS LINED THE 15-MILE (24 KMS) ROUTE AS THE PRESIDENT AND PREMIER CHOU DROVE IN THE MOTORCADE TO THE CITY CENTRE. THE MAIN 10-LANE BOULEVARD CHANGAN WAS CORDONED OFF AND THE DENSE CROWDS LEFT A NARROW CANYON FOR THE CARS TO PASS THROUGH.

    A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AFTER PRESIDENT KAUNDA'S VISIT SAID THAT IT HAD USHERED IN A NEW STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP AND CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC AND ZAMBIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3WTMPK1ENIIFNNAR7KX511D4G
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WTMPK1ENIIFNNAR7KX511D4G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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