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    PROPOSALS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL FUND TO SUPPLY LOW-INTEREST AND LONG-TERM LOANS WERE ADVANCED BY DELEGATIONS AT THE CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

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    PROPOSALS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL FUND TO SUPPLY LOW-INTEREST AND LONG-TERM LOANS WERE ADVANCED BY DELEGATIONS AT THE CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

    THE THREE-DAY CONFERENCE WAS OPENED IN TOKYO ON TUESDAY (DEC. 6). IT CAME OUT OF PROPOSAL MADE AT THE MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA HELD IN THE JAPANESE CAPITAL IN APRIL THIS YEAR.

    NINE NATIONS ARE ATTENDING: CAMBODIA, INDONESIA, LAOS, MALAYSIA, THE PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, SOUTH VIETNAM AND JAPAN.

    THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER, MR. EISAKU SATO SAID JAPAN WOULD "SPARE NO EFFORTS" IN PROVIDING CO-OPERATION AND ASSISTANCE FOR THE PURPOSE.

    DURING THE THREE-DAY CONFERENCE WHICH ENDED TODAY (THURSDAY), DELEGATES AGREED TO REQUEST THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK TO SET UP A SPECIAL TRUST FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT. THE FUND IS TO BE USED LARGELY FOR STRENGTHENING THE "INFRA-STRUCTURE" OR AGRICULTURE, INCLUDING DRAINAGE AND IRRIGATION AND SOME INDUSTRIES RELATED TO AGRICULTURE SUCH AS FERTILISER PLANTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5OR436GC6VHZI2D4U0I6FL5SA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5OR436GC6VHZI2D4U0I6FL5SA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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