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    THE AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD HOLT, FLEW INTO THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL OF KUALA LUMPUR?

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    THE AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD HOLT, FLEW INTO THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL OF KUALA LUMPUR TODAY (WEDNESDAY) FOR A FOUR-DAY VISIT. LOOKING FIT AND FRESH DESPITE THE GRUELLING TRAVELS OF THE PAST WEEK, MR. HOLT AS MET BY THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIAN TUN ABDUL RAZAK. (TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN IS CURRENTLY HOLIDAYING IN IS HOMETOWN OF KEDAH: NORTHWEST MALAYA.)
    A 50-MAN GUARD OF HONOUR; DRAWN FROM THE SECOND BATTALION, ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT -- WEARING THE TRADITIONAL GREEN AND GOLD SHORT SARONG (NATIONAL COSTUME), SNAPPED TO ATTENTION IN A GENERAL SALUTE.

    (AT AN AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE, MR. HOLT SAID HE LOOKED FORWARD TO LEARNING ABOUT THE PROGRESS OF THE EXPANSION PROGRAMME FOR THE MALAYSIAN ARMED FORCES. AUSTRALIA IS SUPPLYING MILITARY EQUIPMENT FOR MALAYSIAN UNITS AS WELL AS AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAMME OF TRAINING FOR MALAYSIAN SERVICEMEN.)
    MR. HOLT'S VISIT HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO TAKE HIM TO SOUTH-EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES WHERE AUSTRALIAN FORCES, NUMBERING SOME 8,000 ARE SERVING UNDER ARRANGEMENT BASED ON MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND PARTNERSHIP.

    IN THAILAND YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), MR. HOLT FLEW TO THE SEASIDE RESORT OF HUA HIN, 150 MILES SOUTH OF BANGKOK, FOR AN AUDIENCE WITH THAI KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ. THE KING IS ON HOLIDAY AT HIS SUMMER PALACE AT HUA HIN.

    (EARLIER, MR. HOLT MET THAI PRIME MINISTER, FIELD MARSHAL THANOM KITTAKACHORN AND SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE THAI GOVERNMENT. THEY DISCUSSED MUTUAL DEFENCE PROBLEMS. REGIONAL SECURITY OF SOUTH-EAST ASIAN AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54UGNG3Q0YOA9GYH7SNTK35S1
    Media URN:
    VLVA54UGNG3Q0YOA9GYH7SNTK35S1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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