Shortly after his arrival in Peking on a two-day visit to the People's Republic of China, President Bhutto of Pakistan...
SV & GV Chou-En-lai and President Bhutto enter conference room and take seats (2 shots)
GV Chinese delegation PAN to Pakistan delegation, seated
MV Members of Pakistan delegation (2 shots)
MV Chinese delegates (2 shots)
SVs Pakistani and Chinese delegates (6 shots)
MV Chou En-lai
SV Delegates seated around table.
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Background: Shortly after his arrival in Peking on a two-day visit to the People's Republic of China, President Bhutto of Pakistan... on Monday 31st January... began an opening round of talks with the Chinese Prime Minister, Chou En-lai and officials. The talks proceeded "in a cordial and friendly atmosphere".
This coverage of the Chinese and Pakistani leaders beginning talks, was supplied by Peking Television.
SYNOPSIS: The Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China... Chou En-lai... escorts President Bhutto of Pakistan into a conference room in Peking, just over a week ago, to begin a round of talks between Chinese and Pakistani delegations.
President Bhutto was beginning a two-day official visit to China.
The official delegation from Pakistan included leaders of the army, navy and airforce, and the host delegation similar officials.
Peking Television, who supplied this film, reported that this and subsequent meetings during the visit "proceeded in a cordial and friendly atmosphere".
Prime Minister Chou En-lai and President Bhutto lad their delegations in discussion on topics of mutual interest.