• Short Summary

    KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA IS IN JORDAN FOR A PRIVATE SEVEN-DAY VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF KING HUSSEIN.

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    KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA IS IN JORDAN FOR A PRIVATE SEVEN-DAY VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF KING HUSSEIN. HE ARRIVED AT AMMAN YESTERDAY (27 JAN).

    THE SAUDI ARABIAN MONARCH WAS MET ALSO BY THE PRIME MINISTER AND MEMBERS OF THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT.

    THE ROYAL AIRCRAFT WAS ESCORTED THROUGH JORDANIAN AIRSPACE BY A SQUADRON OF ROYAL JORDANIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTERS.

    WHEN THE PLANE LANDED AT THE AIRPORT, SHEIKH AHMED ALKUMAINI, THE SAUDI AMBASSADOR IN AMMAN, BOARDED THE AIRCRAFT TO WELCOME THE SAUDI KING.

    A 21-GUN SALUTE WAS FIRED WHEN KING FEISAL STEPPED OUT OF THE PLANE.

    THE SAUDI AND JORDANIAN MONARCHS EMBRACED. THEN SEVEN CHILDREN PRESENTED THEM WITH FLOWERS.

    AFTER TAKING THE SALUTE OF A GUARD-OF-HONOUR, KING FEISAL MET THE PRESIDENTS OF JORDAN'S TWO HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, FORMER PRIME MINISTERS AND THE HEADS OF DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS AT A RECEPTION PARTY.

    LATER, KING FEISAL RECITED VERSES FROM THE KORAN OVER THE TOMB OF KING ABDULLAH, THE FIRST MONARCH OF THE KINGDOM OF JORDAN.

    DESCRIBING JORDAN AND SAUDI ARABIA AS "TWIN BROTHERS", KING HUSSEIN SAID THAT JORDAN AND SAUDI SHOULD TAKE THE INITIATIVE IN CALLING FOR A RENEWAL OF SPIRITUAL TIES BETWEEN ISLAMIC COUNTRIES AND PEOPLES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3ZVG0OF9P7I553P614P0V344B
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ZVG0OF9P7I553P614P0V344B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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