• Short Summary

    KING FREDERIK AND QUEEN INGRID OF DENMARK ARRIVED IN ADDIS ABABA ON A FIVE DAY STATE VISIT ON THURSDAY (15 JANUARY).

  • Description

    KING FREDERIK AND QUEEN INGRID OF DENMARK ARRIVED IN ADDIS ABABA ON A FIVE DAY STATE VISIT ON THURSDAY (15 JANUARY).

    THE DANISH ROYAL COUPLE WERE GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE AND OTHER HIGH RANKING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME FROM THE ETHIOPIANS.

    LATER THEY WERE PRESENTED WITH THE KEYS OF ADDIS ABABA IN A SPECIAL CEREMONY AT THE CITY HALL.

    THE KING AND QUEEN, WHO ARE ON A TOUR OF EAST AFRICA, ALSO VISITED THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY WHERE THEY MET SECRETARY-GENERAL HARUNA MUSA OF NIGERIA.

    AFTER SEVERAL SIGHTSEEING TRIPS IN THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTRYSIDE, THE KING AND QUEEN RETURNED TO ADDIS ABABA TO GIVE A BANQUET IN HONOUR OF THE EMPEROR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5TKUSX2IWXN2QHBIKXA718B6I
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TKUSX2IWXN2QHBIKXA718B6I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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