• Short Summary

    AFTER A LAPSE OF 10 YEARS, FIELD MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN IS BACK AGAIN IN TAIPEI, THE CAPITAL OF TAIWAN, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THAILAND'S PRIME MINISTER.

  • Description

    AFTER A LAPSE OF 10 YEARS, FIELD MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN IS BACK AGAIN IN TAIPEI, THE CAPITAL OF TAIWAN, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THAILAND'S PRIME MINISTER. THE PRIME MINISTER, WHO IS ON A WEEK'S VISIT, FIRST CAME TO TAIWAN IN NOVEMBER, 1957, AS DEFENCE MINISTER.

    MARSHAL THANOM, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND FOREIGN MINISTER, THANAT KHOMAN, WAS WELCOMED BY TAIWAN'S VICE-PRESIDENT C.K. YEN AND HIS WIFE.

    THAI STUDENTS STUDYING IN TAIPEI, JOINED CABINET MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN THE WELCOME CEREMONY. THE THAI VISITORS WERE ACCORDED FULL MILITARY INCLUDING A 19-GUN SALUTE.

    IN AN ARRIVAL STATEMENT, MARSHAL THANOM PRAISED TAIWAN'S ECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT.

    DURING HIS VISIT, MARSHAL THANOM HOPES TO BE ABLE TO STUDY AND OBSERVE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF TAIWAN WITH A VIEW TO UTILISING IT FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THAILAND.

    ON TUESDAY (MAR 28), MARSHAL THANOM BEGAN OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES BY PLACING A WREATH AT THE MARTYRS' SHRINE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF TAIPEI.

    THEN HE CALLED ON GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK. THE TWO LEADERS CONFERRED FOR 40 MINUTES ON WHAT OFFICIALLY DESCRIBED AS MATTERS OF MUTUAL COOPERATION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. THEY ALSO EXCHANGED VIEWS ON WORLD SITUATION.

    THE TALK TOOK PLACE WHEN GENERALISSIMO AND MADAME CHIANG RECEIVED THE THAI PREMIER AND MRS. THANOM AND THEIR OFFICIAL PARTY OF 19 MEMBERS AT THE RECEPTION.

    GENERALISSIMO CHIANG WAS ASSISTED IN THE TALK BY HIS AMBASSADOR TO BANGKOK GENERAL PENG MENG-CHAI, WHO IS PRESENTLY ON HOME CONSULTATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46WP0Z5BGL2YAK64SL7CWMVLY
    Media URN:
    VLVA46WP0Z5BGL2YAK64SL7CWMVLY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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