• Short Summary

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR WHAT WAS OFFICIALLY DESCRIBED AS A THREE-DAY GOODWILL VISIT.

  • Description

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR WHAT WAS OFFICIALLY DESCRIBED AS A THREE-DAY GOODWILL VISIT.HE IS A FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF INDIA, AND BRITISH CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF.

    HE WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY DR.ZAKIR HUSSAIN, INDIAN VICE-PRESIDENT; MR.NEHRU, THE PRIME MINISTER; AND SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE CABINET INCLUDING MR.CHAVAN, THE DEFENCE MINISTER, WITH WHOM HE IS HAVING TALKS DURING HIS STAY.LORD MOUNTBATTEN INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR, AND IN A STATEMENT ASSURED INDIA OF EVERY SUPPORT.AFTERWARDS HE DROVE TO THE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE WHERE HE IS STAYING.

    DURING HIS STAY LORD MOUNTBATTEN IS EXPECTED TO ADVISE ON INDIA'S DEFENCE NEEDS.HE HAS ALSO BEEN INVITED TO A MEETING OF THE SECRET MILITARY AFFAIRS' COMMITTEE SET UP LAST NOVEMBER.

    LORD HOME, THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, AND MR.DEAN RUSK, AMERICAN SECRETARY OF STATE, ARE EXPECTED TO FOLLOW LORD MOUNTBATTEN TO INDIA AFTER THE CENTO MEETING IN KARACHI.THEIR SIMULTANEOUS PRESENCE WILL PROBABLY RESULT IN SIMILAR TALKS ON THE QUESTION OF WESTERN MILITARY AID.THE KASHMIR QUESTION MAY ALSO BE DISCUSSED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4WG9RO0H2KTNQ7D7GZC78L2QC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4WG9RO0H2KTNQ7D7GZC78L2QC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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