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    The Moroccan Prime Minister, Ahmed Osman, arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (29 April) on the last leg of a tour of Gulf states - seeking Arab financial aid to support his country's five-year development plan.

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    GV Airport tower
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    SV PAN Moroccan Premier Osman steps off plane and greeted by U.A.E. Premier Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid and others.
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    GV both countries flags flying
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    SV Premier inspect guard of honour
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    SV Premiers in car leaving airport
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    SV PAN arrival at Palace (2 shots)
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    SV party seated in Palace in discussion (3 shots)
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    Background: The Moroccan Prime Minister, Ahmed Osman, arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (29 April) on the last leg of a tour of Gulf states - seeking Arab financial aid to support his country's five-year development plan.

    After being met at the city's airport by the Prime Minister, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid, the party left for the El Mushrif Palace for the start of two days talks.

    During the visit Morocco and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development signed an agreement in which Morocco will receive a 624 million pounds sterling (78 million dirham) loan.

    The loan is part of a one and half thousand million pound sterling (180 million dirham) aid plan to finance projects in Morocco.

    Prime Minster Osman's Gulf tour included Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar.

    SYNOPSIS: The Moroccan Prime Minister, Ahmed Osman, arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday seeking Arab aid for his country's five-year development plan.

    He was welcomed by United Arab Emirates Prime Minister, Sheik Maktoum Bin Rashid El-Maktoum.

    The Prime Minister was on a two day visit, Earlier in the week he went to Saudi Arabi, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar.

    During the discussions Morocco and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development signed and agreement in which Morocco will receive a 624 million pound sterling loan.

    The money is part of a one and half thousand million pound loan to finance projects in Morocco. Moroccan Ambassador Hassan El Fasi said that the aim of the visit was not only to procure loans from the Arab states, but to increase co-operation and discuss Arab issues of mutual interest.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4V1S4FWXV6I28BV3DYV3OZ8I1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4V1S4FWXV6I28BV3DYV3OZ8I1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
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