• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARRIVED IN BRITAIN TODAY (THURSDAY) ON A STATE VISIT FOR 12 DAYS.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARRIVED IN BRITAIN TODAY (THURSDAY) ON A STATE VISIT FOR 12 DAYS. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH MET THE PRESIDENT AT LONDON AIRPORT AND HE WAS GREETED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH AT THE START OF THE CEREMONIAL DRIVE THROUGH LONDON.

    PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN HAD PLANNED TWICE BEFORE TO VISIT BRITAIN BUT HAD TO CANCEL BOTH VISITS. THE FIRST TIME, IN 1963, HIS DEPUTY DIED JUST BEFORE HE WAS DUE TO LEAVE. THE SECOND IN 1965 WAS CANCELLED WHEN FIGHTING BROKE OUT BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN.

    TODAY HE MET QUEEN ELIZABETH AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY AT THE TATE GALLERY - THE STARTING POINT FOR A CEREMONIAL DRIVE IN AN OPEN CARRIAGE TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE. THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY ACCOMPANIED THE ROYAL PROCESSION WHICH WAS CHEERED BY THOUSANDS OF PAKISTANIS.

    THE QUEEN TONIGHT GAVE A BANQUET AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE FOR THE PRESIDENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7P408E2WXM739P86LWUQLGYJV
    Media URN:
    VLVA7P408E2WXM739P86LWUQLGYJV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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