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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF UGANDA, MR MILTON OBOTE, ARRIVED AT NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT THE START OF A TEN-DAY STATE VISIT TO INDIA.

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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF UGANDA, MR MILTON OBOTE, ARRIVED AT NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT THE START OF A TEN-DAY STATE VISIT TO INDIA.IT IS THE FIRST TIME THAT AN AFRICAN HEAD OF STATE HAS VISITED INDIA IN SEVEN YEARS -- PRESIDENT NKRUMAH OF GHANA MADE A VISIT IN 1958.

    MR SHASTRI HAD RETURNED FROM YUGOSLAVIA ONLY THE PREVIOUS DAY.THE TWO LEADERS WERE EXPECTED TO RENEW THEIR DISCUSSIONS ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS.MATTERS EXPECTED TO BE OF PARTICULAR INTEREST INCLUDE VIETNAM, NON-ALIGNMENT, DISARMAMENT AND THE FORTHCOMING CONFERENCE OF AFRO-ASIAN NATIONS IN ALGIERS IN NOVEMBER.

    TRADE BETWEEN UGANDA AND INDIA WAS ALSO EXPECTED TO BE RAISED.TRADE CONTACTS BETWEEN THE TWO NATIONS ARE FIRM.INDIA IMPORTS COTTON FROM UGANDA AND IS HELPING THE AFRICAN COUNTRY INCREASE ITS SUGAR PRODUCTION.INDIA IS SUPPLYING UGANDA WITH MORE THAN GBP4 1/4 MILLION POUNDS WORTH OF SUGAR MILL EQUIPMENT AS A LOAN.

    DIPLOMATIC CIRCLES IN NEW DELHI WERE REPORTED TO BE ATTACHING GREAT IMPORTANCE TO THE RENEWED PERSONAL CONTACTS BETWEEN DR OBOTE AND MR SHASTRI IN VIEW OF MR SHASTRI'S EARLIER VISIT TO YUGOSLAVIA AND DR OBOTE'S VISITS TO MOSCOW AND PEKING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FHJXNUXKZYQOQ8X5GTYG23PT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FHJXNUXKZYQOQ8X5GTYG23PT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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