• Short Summary

    KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA, ON AN EIGHT-DAY STATE VISIT TO THE SUDAN, TOURED THE ISLAMIC SCHOOL, AND INSPECTED STUDENTS AT THE MILITARY COLLEGE, AT OMDURMAN, ON WEDNESDAY (9 MARCH).

  • Description

    KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA, ON AN EIGHT-DAY STATE VISIT TO THE SUDAN, TOURED THE ISLAMIC SCHOOL, AND INSPECTED STUDENTS AT THE MILITARY COLLEGE, AT OMDURMAN, ON WEDNESDAY (9 MARCH). ON THURSDAY (10 MARCH), HE TRAVELLED TO ABA ISLAND, THE HISTORIC ISLAND IN THE BLUE NILE PROVINCE.

    THERE WERE CROWDS TO GREET THE KING ON HIS ARRIVAL AT THE ISLAMIC SCHOOL, WHERE HE WAS PRESENTED WITH A SWORD AND A COPY OF THE KORAN. THE KING WAS ACCOMPANIED BY IMMAM ELHADI EL MAHDI AND SAYED ELGANOSI, HEAD OF THE ISLAMIC PARTY,IN OMDURMAN.

    FLYING TO ABA ISLAND, KING FEISAL WAS WELCOMED BY IMMAM HADI EL MAHDI, RELIGIOUS LEADER OF THE ANSARI SECT, AND MEMBERS OF THE UMMA PARTY, LED BY SAYED EL SADIG, GRANDSON OF THE LEADER OF THE REVOLUTION AGAINST GENERAL GORDON.

    WHILE DRIVING THROUGH THE ISLAND THE SAUDI ARABIAN MONARCH SAW SOME 400 BULLS SLAUGHTERED IN HIS HONOUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4G6LECU2IOGLUF87MB6024TJB
    Media URN:
    VLVA4G6LECU2IOGLUF87MB6024TJB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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