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    Nigerian General Yakubu Gowon stopped off in Pakistan on Sunday (8 September) for brief talks with Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

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    Nigerian General Yakubu Gowon stopped off in Pakistan on Sunday (8 September) for brief talks with Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

    General Gowon was on his way to Peking for an eight day state visit to The People's Republic of China.

    During Sunday's breakfast time meeting the Nigerian and Pakistan leaders discussed the situation on the Indian sub-continent and the impact of the world energy crisis.

    Mr. Bhutto expressed satisfaction at Saturday's (7 September) independence agreement between Portugal and Mozambique.

    General Gowon said he hoped this would be followed by independence for Angola, Namibia - (South West Africa) and Ahodesia.

    General Gowon's visit to China is the first by a Nigerian Head of State since diplomatic relations were established in 1971.

    SYNOPSIS: Islamabad airport was the scene of a brief flying visit to pakistan by Nigerian he??? of state General Yakubu Gowon on Su???. Crowds waited to welcome General Gowon and his wife for their seventy five minute stopover.

    General Gowon was on his way to Peking for an eight day official visit - the first by a Nigerian leader since diplomatic relations were established.

    General Gowon was greeted by Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. The two statesmen had a breakfast meeting during which they discussed the situation on the Indian sub-continent and the impact of the world energy crisis.

    Mr. Bhutto expressed satisfaction at the recent agreement on Mozambique independence. General Gowon said he hoped Angola, Namibia and Rhodesia would soon follow.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA77P0K9F42ZBVW63UZS7X35XIZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA77P0K9F42ZBVW63UZS7X35XIZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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