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    A FIVE-MAN GOODWILL DELEGATION FROM THE UNITE ARAB REPUBLIC, HEADED BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. HUSSEIN?

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    A FIVE-MAN GOODWILL DELEGATION FROM THE UNITE ARAB REPUBLIC, HEADED BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. HUSSEIN EL SHAFFIE, HAS BEEN VISITING NIGERIA DURING A TOUR OF AFRICAN STATES. MR. SHAFFEI CLIMAXED HIS VISIT TO LAGOS BY CALLING ON THE HEAD OF THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON, AT HIS DODAN BARRACKS RESIDENCE.

    MR. SHAFFEI WAS ACCOMPANIED ON HIS VISIT BY HIS WIFE, WHO CALLED ON MRS. GOWON.

    THE U.A.R. DELEGATION ALSO INCLUDED MR. MOHAMED YAHYA HASSAN, THE DIRECTOR OF THE AFRICAN DEPARTMENT AT THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC'S MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND DR. A. KHALIL, THE U.A.R.'S AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA.

    MR. SHAFFEI CARRIED WITH HIM A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT NASSER TO THE NIGERIAN HEAD OF STATE.

    AFTER THEIR MEETING, GENERAL GOWON ENTERTAINED HIS GUESTS AT A PRIVATE LUNCHEON.

    LATER, THE SPECIAL U.A.R. ENVOY AND HIS DELEGATION LEFT FOR CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE ON THE NEXT STAGE OF THEIR TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5VJ7PM0NOAVFPCWHIX3R6XNIO
    Media URN:
    VLVA5VJ7PM0NOAVFPCWHIX3R6XNIO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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