• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT GENERAL YAHYA KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARRIVED IN TEHERAN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE START OF A SEVEN DAY STATE VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF SHAH MOHAMMAD REZA PAHLEVI.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT GENERAL YAHYA KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARRIVED IN TEHERAN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE START OF A SEVEN DAY STATE VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF SHAH MOHAMMAD REZA PAHLEVI.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A TEAM OF TOP PAKISTAN MILITARY AND CIVIL OFFICIALS, AND THE DELEGATION WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE SHAH AND A GUARD OF HONOUR.

    PRESIDENT YAHYA KHAN SAID THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST DID NOT GIVE CAUSE FOR OPTIMISM AND THE SCALE OF VIOLENCE WAS DAILY ON THE INCREASE.

    HE MADE THESE COMMENTS AT A STATE BANQUET GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY THE SHAH AND EMPRESS FARAH AT NIAVARAN PALACE.

    THE SHAH HAILED THE PAKISTANI PRESIDENT AS "A GREAT NATIONALIST, A BRAVE SOLDIER AND A REALISTIC STATESMAN".

    THE PAKISTANI PRESIDENT WILL RECEIVE AN HONORARY DOCTOR'S DEGREE OF LAW FROM TEHERAN UNIVERSITY, AND BE MADE AN HONORARY CITIZEN OF IRAN.

    LATER HE WILL VISIT MESHED, IN NORTH-EAST IRAN, FOR A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY SHRINE OF IMAM REZA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7J2SC0HP0CSX7YTTZF9DSYAVC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7J2SC0HP0CSX7YTTZF9DSYAVC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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