• Short Summary

    THE 62-YEAR-OLD KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA FLEW FROM LONDON TO BRUSSELS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT THE BEGINNING OF HIS THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO BELGIUM.

  • Description

    THE 62-YEAR-OLD KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA FLEW FROM LONDON TO BRUSSELS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT THE BEGINNING OF HIS THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO BELGIUM. AFTER AN AIRPORT RECEPTION, AND AN OFFICIAL GATHERING AT THE DIPLOMATIC PALACE, KING BAUDOUIN AND QUEEN FABIOLA OF THE BELGIUM ENTERTAINED KING FAISAL AT A GALA DINNER IN THE PALAIS DE BRUXELLES.

    KING FAISAL ENDED A NINE-DAY STATE VISIT TO BRITAIN ON MAY 17. HE STAYED ON PRIVATELY FOR TALKS WITH BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON AND A ROUTINE MEDICAL CHECK AT A LONDON CLINIC.

    DURING HIS VISIT TO BELGIUM THE KING WILL TOUR SEVERAL PLACES OF INTEREST, INCLUDING THE NUCLEAR RESEARCH CENTRE AT MOL. BUT HE HAS DECIDED TO CANCEL A DINNER HE WAS TO HAVE GIVEN TONIGHT IN HONOUR OF HIS HOSTS, AS A MARK OF MOURNING FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE BRUSSELS DEPARTMENT STORE FIRE LAST WEEK.

    THE SAUDI ARABIAN EMBASSY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT KING FAISAL WILL DONATE THE COST OF THE DINNER TO THE FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA496Y25T0LZWM5PORG7A001XUA
    Media URN:
    VLVA496Y25T0LZWM5PORG7A001XUA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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