• Short Summary

    KING FEISAL AND LEADING MEMBERS OF THE SAUDI ARABIAN GOVERNMENT WERE AT DJEDDAH AIRPORT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO EXTEND A WARM GREETING TO PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA, FLYING IN ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    KING FEISAL AND LEADING MEMBERS OF THE SAUDI ARABIAN GOVERNMENT WERE AT DJEDDAH AIRPORT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO EXTEND A WARM GREETING TO PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA, FLYING IN ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT.

    IN A SPEECH AT THE AIRPORT, THE TUNISIAN PRESIDENT SAID HE'D COME TO VISIT "A GREAT KING WHO HAD LED HIS PEOPLE TOWARDS PROGRESS".

    KING FEISAL DROVE WITH THE TUNISIAN PRESIDENT THROUGH THE CROWDED STREETS OF DJEDDAH - DECORATED WITH THE FLAGS OF THEIR TWO COUNTRIES - TO THE GUEST PALACE.

    LATER IN THE DAY, PRESIDENT BOURGUIDA VISITED THE KING AT THE ROYAL PALACE AT BAGHDADIYA.THE TWO HEADS OF STATE WERE REPORTED TO HAVE HAD "CORDIAL AND BROTHERLY" TALKS.THAT EVENING, THE TUNISIAN PRESIDENT WAS GUEST AT A ROYAL BANQUET ATTENDED BY GOVERNMENT MINISTERS, MILITARY CHIEFS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIDA ARRIVED IN SAUDI ARABIA FROM CAIRO AFTER A SIX-DAY VISIT TO THE ARAB REPUBLIC.HE WILL LATER VISIT JORDAN, LEBANON, KUWAIT, IRAN, IRAQ, TURKEY, YUGOSLAVIA AND GREECE.

    THE PRESIDENT WILL SPEND THREE DAYS IN JERUSALEM DURING HIS OFFICIAL VISIT TO JORDAN LATER THIS WEEK, AND WILL SEE THE HOLY PLACES AND THE FRONTIER WITH ISRAEL.AND EIGHTEEN MAN PRESS DELEGATION WILL ACCOMPANY PRESIDENT BOURGUIDA DURING HIS VISIT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA77V6ZX74K84OOVD116Z0NOEN2
    Media URN:
    VLVA77V6ZX74K84OOVD116Z0NOEN2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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