H.E. the Chief Executive awaits at the Airport of Barajas the arrival of the plane?
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Background: H.E. the Chief Executive awaits at the Airport of Barajas the arrival of the plane bringing President and Mrs. Chamoun, of Lebanon, on an official visit to Spain. The illustrious visitors are greeted by the Generalissimo and Mrs. Franco, and are introduced to the members of the Cabinet and other authorities and personalities .... Franco and Pres. Chamoun review the Air troops who rendered honors.
In the Plaza de Colon the Madrid municipal corporation headed by the Mayor, Earl of Mayalde, welcome the Lebanese Premier.
The two Chiefs of State in an open car cross the city streets ..... the retinue passes through the Paseo de Recoletos and other thoroughfares ....
The Arab press has emphasised the importance of this visit to Spain of Pres. Chamoun who, with King Saud, has defended a neutrality without reserves for the West or feckless compromises with Moscow.
The cortege arrives at the Palace de la Moncloa which is to house the distinguished guests during their sojourn in the capital.
In the afternoon, Pres. and Mrs. Chamoun, with their Lebanese and Spanish retinues arrive at the Palace of el Pardo where they are received by the Generalissimo and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sr. Castiella. In the antercom, where the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon is also present, they hold a conference which lasted more than an hour.
This trip takes place after Pres. Chamoun's ceaseless negotiations to avoid a breach in the Arabian world and the handing over of new positions to the sphere under Communist influence.