• Short Summary

    MALAYSIA'S PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, ARRIVED IN COLOMBO ON MONDAY (APRIL 17) TO BEGIN A SIX-DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    1.
    LS SENANAYAKE INTRODUCES TUNKU TO DIGNITARIES (FOUR SHOTS)
    0.17

    2.
    MS HONOUR GUARDS PRESENT ARMS
    0.20

    3.
    MS STATE DRIVES TO TEMPLE TREES
    0.32

    4.
    LS (PAN) SENANAYAKE'S RESIDENCE
    0.39

    5.
    LS TUNKU AND SENANAYAKE INSIDE HALL
    0.44

    6.
    CU SENANAYAKE SEATED
    0.46

    7.
    CU TUNKU SEATED
    0.49

    8.
    MS BOTH OF THEM SEATED
    0.52

    9.
    MS THEY ON GOLF COURSE FOR GAME (TWO SHOTS)
    1.07



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    Background: MALAYSIA'S PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, ARRIVED IN COLOMBO ON MONDAY (APRIL 17) TO BEGIN A SIX-DAY STATE VISIT. THE TUNKU IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, PUAN SHARFIAH RODZIAH AND THEIR SON, SUAIMAN, AGED 14.

    THEY CAME ASHORE IN A ROYAL CEYLON NAVY LAUNCH FROM THE LINER ORIANA. THEY WERE CHEERED BY THOUSANDS AS THEY STEEPED ASHORE AT QUEEN ELIZABETH QUAY.

    CEYLON'S PRIME MINISTER, MR DUDLEY SENANAYAKE, WHO RECEIVED THE TUNKU AND HIS WIFE AT THE QUAYSIDE SAID "I AM HAPPY TO HAVE YOU HERE".

    AFTER AN EXCHANGE OF FORMAL COURTESIES, THE TUNKU MET CABINET MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS. THEN HE INSPECTED AN HONOUR GUARD WHILE AN ARMY BAND PLAYED THE NATIONAL ANTHEMS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    THE TUNKU AND PARTY THEN DROVE IN STATE TO "TEMPLE TREES", THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE DURING HIS STAY WHICH ENDS ON APRIL 22.

    THE FOLLOWING DAY -- TUESDAY-- THE TUNKU CALLED ON MR. SENANAYAKE. AND TODAY (WEDNESDAY), THEY MET AGAIN FOR ONE HOUR AND DISCUSSED PROBLEMS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIAN DEFENCE AND THE VIETNAM WAR.

    ON TUESDAY EVENING, THE TWO LEADERS PLAYED A NINE-HOLE GAME OF GOLF AT THE LINKS HERE. WHEN THE GAME AFTER AN HOUR, MR. SENANAYAKE WAS ONE-UP.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA72SEQPFPA1ZZ4Z59H6YRFQZCY
    Media URN:
    VLVA72SEQPFPA1ZZ4Z59H6YRFQZCY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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