• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY, ON A SERIES OF STATE VISITS IN ASIA, ARRIVED IN BANGKOK LAST WEDNESDAY AS GUEST OF THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY, ON A SERIES OF STATE VISITS IN ASIA, ARRIVED IN BANGKOK LAST WEDNESDAY AS GUEST OF THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND.

    AS THE PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE LEFT THEIR PLANE, THERE WAS A FLY-PAST OF JET FIGHTERS, AND A 21-GUN SALUTE WAS FIRED. WITH THE KING AND QUEEN AT THE AIRPORT, WERE PRIME MINISTER MARSHAL SARIT THANARAT, FOREIGN MINISTER THANAT KHOMAN, AND WEST GERMAN AMBASSADOR, MR. VON SCHWEINITZ, MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

    THE PRESIDENT TOOK THE SALUTE AS AN AIR FORCE BAND PLAYED THE GERMAN AND THAI NATIONAL ANTHEMS, THEN HE INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR.

    THE VISIT IS THE FIRST TIME A GERMAN HEAD OF STATE HAS BEEN TO ASIA. EARLIER THIS YEAR, PRESIDENT LUEBKE WHO HAS SHOWN WIDE INTEREST IN THE CAUSE OF THE UNDER DEVELOPED COUNTRIES, WENT TO SEVERAL OF THE NEW AFRICAN NATIONS. ON HIS PRESENT TOUR HE IS VISITING PAKISTAN AND INDIA AS WELL AS THAILAND, AND NEXT YEAR PLANS TO VISIT SOME SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4KZO6CA8GRXELYQ04V08CLA5Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KZO6CA8GRXELYQ04V08CLA5Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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