• Short Summary

    THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF KUWAIT, SHEIKH SABAH AL AHMAD AL JABER, MET JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER EISAKU SATO LAST TUESDAY (8 OCTOBER) WHILE ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO JAPAN.

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    THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF KUWAIT, SHEIKH SABAH AL AHMAD AL JABER, MET JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER EISAKU SATO LAST TUESDAY (8 OCTOBER) WHILE ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO JAPAN. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), THE KUWAIT FOREIGN MINISTER VISITED A SHIPYARD.

    SHEIKH SABAH MET THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER AT MR. SATO'S OFFICIAL RESIDENCE IN TOKYO. WITH THE KUWAIT FOREIGN MINISTER WAS KUWAIT'S AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN, MR. MOHAMED HERBISH.

    MR. SATO AND SHEIKH SABAH DISCUSSED THE PROMOTION OF MUTUAL FRIENDSHIP AND UNDERSTANDING AS WELL AS THE INCREASE OF TRADE BETWEEN KUWAIT AND JAPAN.

    YESTERDAY, SHEIKH SABAH VISITED THE TOKYO ISHIKAWAJIMA SHIPYARD, ONE OF THE LARGEST IN JAPAN. ACCOMPANIED BY MR. HERBISH, THE KUWAITI FOREIGN MINISTER WAS SHOWN AROUND THE SHIPYARD AND SAW THE PRODUCTION OF A PRE-FABRICATED FREIGHTER. THE FREIGHTER, 14,000 TONS, WAS OF A TYPE WHICH CAN BE BUILT AND LAUNCHED IN 25 DAYS AS IT CAN BE ASSEMBLED AT THE DRYDOCK. THE SHIP'S COMPONENT PARTS WERE MANUFACTURED AT SEPARATE FACTORIES.

    SHEIKH SABAH IS ON HIS WAY BACK TO KUWAIT FROM NEW YORK WHERE HE HAD ATTENDED THE RECENT UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING. HE IS EXPECTED TO LEAVE JAPAN TOMORROW (FRIDAY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MVJQWJ6Q29UHG4BICH6RIIDZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MVJQWJ6Q29UHG4BICH6RIIDZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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