• Short Summary

    A COLOURFUL CEREMONY MARKED THE HANDOVER TO INDONESIA OF WEST IRIAN ON MAY 1.THE CEREMONY?

  • Description

    A COLOURFUL CEREMONY MARKED THE HANDOVER TO INDONESIA OF WEST IRIAN ON MAY 1.THE CEREMONY WAS HELD IN KOTA BARU, THE NEW NAME OF THE CAPITAL, WHICH DURING THE DUTCH SOVEREIGNTY HAD BEEN KNOWN AS HOLLANDIA.

    THE HANDOVER WAS MADE BY THE UNITED NATIONS ADMINISTRATOR, MR.DJALAL ABDOH, TO THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR.SUBANDRIO.ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, MR.NARASIMHAN.

    GENERAL RUKMAN, THE COMMANDER OF THE INDONESIAN FORCES IN WEST IRIAN, IS SEEN WITH THE COMMANDER OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE, GENERAL SAIFUDDIN DHAN, OF PAKISTAN.PAKISTAN HAD PROVIDED THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE TO ASSIST THE ADMINISTRATION DURING THE PERIOD IN WHICH THE TERRITORY HAD BEEN ADMINISTERED BY THE UNITED NATIONS PRIOR TO BEING HANDED OVER TO INDONESIA.

    AT THE MAY 1 CEREMONY THE UNITED NATIONS FLAG WAS FORMALLY LOWERED, AND THE RED AND WHITE FLAG OF THE INDONESIAN REPUBLIC TOOK ITS PLACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6THHPIY9TRQ9WJ2XEVWRLVI6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA6THHPIY9TRQ9WJ2XEVWRLVI6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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