• Short Summary

    The People's Republic of China became a full member of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation at the weekend.

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    The People's Republic of China became a full member of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation at the weekend. On Sunday (1 April) a delegation of The People's Republic of China arrived at the FAO Headquarters building in Rome where they met U.N. officials.

    The aim of the FAO is to help the world's poor countries feed themselves. The People's Republic of China is the 126th member.

    The People's Republic of China joined the United Nations last year. Its membership of the FAO was agreed during an eight-day visit to China by an FAO delegation.

    At midday on Sunday, a flag-raising ceremony outside the Rome FAO Headquarters symbolised The People's Republic of China's entry into the FAO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7H02W0T9LV9ANRL9R8JWJCN56
    Media URN:
    VLVA7H02W0T9LV9ANRL9R8JWJCN56
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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