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    MRS. INDIRA GANDHI, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, ARRIVED IN TOKYO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO START A?

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    MRS. INDIRA GANDHI, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, ARRIVED IN TOKYO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO START A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO JAPAN. SHE WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRIME MINISTER EISAKU SATO AND FOREIGN MINISTER KIICHI AICHI.

    DURING HER STAY, MRS. GANDHI WILL HAVE AN AUDIENCE WITH EMPEROR HIROHITO AND EMPRESS NAGAKO AND TALKS WITH THE PRIME MINISTER.

    SHE WILL BE SEEKING TO CONVINCE JAPANESE LEADERS THAT INDIA HAS RECOVERED FROM ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES CAUSED BY DROUGHT AND RECESSION AND IS A WORTHY PLACE FOR JAPANESE AID AND INVESTMENT.

    MRS. GANDHI WILL ALSO MEET LEADING JAPANESE BUSINESSMEN AND INDUSTRIALISTS, MANY OF WHOM HAVE BEEN IN INDIA IN THE PAST YEARS FOR STUDY TOURS AND FOR THE INAUGURATION OF THE KIRIBURU IRON ORE MINES WHICH SUPPLY ORE TO JAPAN.

    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER IS ALSO EXPECTED TO DRAW ATTENTION TO THE SUCCESS ACHIEVED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION WITH THE HOPE THAT IMPORTS WILL BE DISPENSED WITH IN TWO YEARS. SHE WILL EMPHASISE THE GROWING DIVERSITY OF INDIAN INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION, AND POLITICAL OBSERVERS EXCEPT SHE WILL DESCRIBE POLITICAL TROUBLES AS TEETHING TROUBLES EXPECTABLE IN A COUNTRY AS DIVERSE AS INDIA.

    IN ADDITION TO ADDRESSING BOTH HOUSES OF THE DIET (PARLIAMENT), MRS. GANDHI WILL MAKE A MAJOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SPEECH WHEN SHE IS THE GUEST OF SIX JAPANESE ORGANISATIONS, INCLUDING THE ALL-JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESSMEN AND THE JAPAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TOMORROW (JUNE 25).

    THE POLITICAL TALKS ARE EXPECTED TO INCLUDE DISCUSSIONS ON ENDING THE WAR IN VIETNAM AND THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH REGARD TO CHINA. MRS. GANDHI LEAVES JAPAN FOR DJAKARTA, INDONESIA, ON JUNE 28.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA64677JBNZS1NKH33I237UNF4B
    Media URN:
    VLVA64677JBNZS1NKH33I237UNF4B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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