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    PAKISTAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MR.MOHAMMED ALI, DIED IN DACCA ON WEDNESDAY.HE HAD BEEN ILL FOR ONLY?

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    PAKISTAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MR.MOHAMMED ALI, DIED IN DACCA ON WEDNESDAY.HE HAD BEEN ILL FOR ONLY A SHORT WHILE, BUT OVERWORK BROUGHT ON A SEVERE HEART ATTACK.A FEW HOURS BEFORE HE DIED MR.MOHAMMED ALI REPORTED THAT IN THE EVENT OF HIS DEATH HE SHOULD BE LAID TO REST BESIDE HIS FATHER'S GRAVE IN BOGRA, THEIR HOME TOWN.

    CROWDS WAITED OUTSIDE THE DACCA RESIDENCE OF THE MINISTER ON THURSDAY TO BID FARWELL TO MR.MOHAMMED ALI ON HIS LAST JOURNEY.THE COFFIN WAS LOADED ON TO A LORRY AND TAKEN TO THE RAILWAY STATION.THE CORTEGE SLOWLY DROVE THROUGH MORE CROWDS AT THE STATION WERE THE COFFIN WAS LOADED INTO A REFRIGERATED WAGON TO TAKE MR.MOHAMMED ALI TO HIS HOME.

    MR.MOHAMMED ALI WAS 53, AND HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY PRIME MINISTER OF PAKISTAN AND AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES.WHEN HE BECAME PRIME MINISTER TEN YEARS AGO, MST OF HIS COUNTRYMEN HARDLY KNEW HIM.BUT HE SOON WON THEIR CONFIDENCE BY THE WAY HE TACKLED THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PROBLEMS WHICH BESET PAKISTAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50CM7RV9Q3GST3FAGC5L2A5KH
    Media URN:
    VLVA50CM7RV9Q3GST3FAGC5L2A5KH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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