• Short Summary

    For health reasons, the Prime Minister, Abdul Karim Kassem, was not able to participate in the opening of the first Czech.

  • Description

    For health reasons, the Prime Minister, Abdul Karim Kassem, was not able to participate in the opening of the first Czech. Industrial Fair, out he nominated the Minister of Trade, Abdul Latif Al-Shawaf, to represent him at the opening of the Exhibition.

    The Exhibition was opened at 5.00 p.m. with speech from Mr. Ladislav Brabec, the Czech. Minister of Internal Trade and leader of his Government's delegation and later followed by a speech from Sayid Abdul Latif Al-Shawaf, the Minister of Trade for Iraq.

    Among the hundreds who were invited for the opening of the Exhibition were members of the Diplomatic Corps, Ministers, traders, newspaper men and other Government officials of Iraq.

    After the tour of the Exhibition, five beautiful Czech. ladies displayed the latest Czech. fashions.

    No flags, no balloons and no peace doves to inaugurate the opening, but plenty of food and drinks for everybody.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6LXJI9ZCXNJCYM3SL9MVAFKUE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LXJI9ZCXNJCYM3SL9MVAFKUE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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