• Short Summary

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew arrived in Cairo on Friday (19 September) on a two day official visit to Egypt as the guest of Premier Mamdouh Salem.

  • Description

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew arrived in Cairo on Friday (19 September) on a two day official visit to Egypt as the guest of Premier Mamdouh Salem.

    Singapore intends to hold a cultural week in Cairo soon to highlight the cultural and Islamic relations between the two countries. Singapore has a large Moslem minority in its two million population.

    Singapore and Egypt established diplomatic relations in 1969. Relations have been developing smoothly ever since. The two countries have a commercial agreement which aims to increase trade. Egypt's Minister of Tourism, Ibrahim Neguib, will accompany Mr. Lee throughout his stay in Egypt. Premier Salem, Mr. Neguib, other Egyptian Ministers and members of the Singapore Embassy in Cairo Welcomed Mr. Lee at the airport.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6CB2ZG8SIR2CBY1TTZJC59LZI
    Media URN:
    VLVA6CB2ZG8SIR2CBY1TTZJC59LZI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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