• Short Summary

    SINGAPORE'S PRIME MINISTER, LEE KUAN YEW, AND ACTING PRESIDENT, MR. P. COOMARASWAMI, LED OFFICIALS IN?

  • Description

    SINGAPORE'S PRIME MINISTER, LEE KUAN YEW, AND ACTING PRESIDENT, MR. P. COOMARASWAMI, LED OFFICIALS IN WELCOMING BURMESE HEAD OF STATE, GENERAL NE WIN, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WHEN HE ARRIVED ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT.

    IT IS GENERAL NE WIN'S FIRST VISIT TO SINGAPORE AND THE FIRST BY A BURMESE HEAD OF STATE.

    GENERAL NE WIN, WHO IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND 21 OFFICIALS, INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR BEFORE BEING INTRODUCED TO CABINET MINISTERS BY MR. LEE.

    MRS. NE WIN WAS PRESENTED WITH A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS BY THE DAUGHTER OF A BURMESE EMBASSY OFFICIAL IN SINGAPORE.

    THE GENERAL'S VISIT IS AIMED AT STRENGTHENING RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. SOUTHEAST ASIAN SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE LIGHT OF BRITAIN'S MILITARY WITHDRAWAL IS EXPECTED TO FIGURE PROMINANTLY IN TALKS HE IS DUE TO HAVE WITH MR. LEE.

    DURING HIS STAY THE GENERAL WILL VISIT SEVERAL INDUSTRIAL AND HOUSING COMPLEXES BEFORE LEAVING FOR KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL, ON TUESDAY (23 APRIL).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4MQPKUPB6N7YS1FMMMOLBR0SP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MQPKUPB6N7YS1FMMMOLBR0SP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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