• Short Summary

    The Mayor of Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital ended his business tour of British with a courtesy call on the Lord Mayor of London on Thursday (September 22).

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    The Mayor of Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital ended his business tour of British with a courtesy call on the Lord Mayor of London on Thursday (September 22). Sheikh Abdullah al-Nuaim had been in Britain to award contracts worth GBP140 million sterling (250 million U.S. dollars) for municipal service like housing, cleaning, and civil engineering.

    SYNOPSIS: The Sheikh called on the Lord Mayor of London, Sir Robin Gillette, at his historic Mansion House offices to exchange gifts after signing five-year contracts for municipal service to an partnership comprising British company and one from the Unites States. During his visit, he'd been one of the most unusual royal tours ever - spending a day with a city's dustmen to see how they worked. His call on Sir Robin was more formal - a royal welcome, a tour of the historic building with its opulent furnishings, and an exchange of gifts. Among them, a book of photographs of the Saudi capital and a set of Arab robes.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA56W09OEK91F8MNVJB84EO6DOH
    Media URN:
    VLVA56W09OEK91F8MNVJB84EO6DOH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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