• Short Summary

    KING MAHENDRA AND QUEEN RATNA OF NEPAL, WHO ARRIVED IN BONN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT THE BEGINNING OF A ONE-WEEK VISIT TO WEST GERMANY, TODAY HAD A BUSY ROUND OF ENGAGEMENTS IN THE WEST GERMAN CAPITAL.

  • Description

    KING MAHENDRA AND QUEEN RATNA OF NEPAL, WHO ARRIVED IN BONN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT THE BEGINNING OF A ONE-WEEK VISIT TO WEST GERMANY, TODAY HAD A BUSY ROUND OF ENGAGEMENTS IN THE WEST GERMAN CAPITAL.

    THIS MORNING THEY DROVE TO THE HISTORIC BONN TOWN HALL. THERE THEY WERE GREETED BY THE MAYOR, HERR WILHELM DANIELS. GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF THE NEPALESE PARTY GATHERED AROUND AS THE KING AND QUEEN SIGNED THE BOOK OF DISTINGUISHED VISITORS. THE MAYOR PRESENTED THE COUPLE WITH A SET OF NINE GRAMOPHONE RECORDS COMPRISING THE NINE SYMPHONIES OF THE GREAT GERMAN COMPOSER, BEETHOVEN, BORN HERE IN 1770.

    LATER KING MAHENDRA HAD A FORTY-FIVE MINUTE PRIVATE POLITICAL TALK WITH THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, PROFESSOR LUDWIG ERHARD. AFTER THEIR TALKS THEY WENT TO THE CHANCELLOR'S RESIDENCE OVERLOOKING THE RHINE WHERE A LUNCHEON WAS HELD IN HONOUR OF THE ROYAL VISITORS.

    (THIS AFTERNOON THE NEPALESE ROYAL COUPLE VISITED VARIOUS BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN BONN AND A STOCK FARM CLOSE TO THE CITY. LATER THEY HELD A RECEPTION IN HONOUR OF THEIR HOST, PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY. THE COUPLE WILL ALSO VISIT MUNICH, DUSSELDORF, ESSEN AND WEST BERLIN BEFORE FLYING TO PARIS. THE ROYAL COUPLE ARE ACCOMPANIED ON THIS VISIT BY THE NEPALESE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR KRITINIDHI BISTA WHO HAS HAD TALKS WITH HIS WEST GERMAN COUNTERPART, HERR SCHROEDER. THEY DISCUSSED THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN NEPAL PARTICULARLY WITH REGARD TO THE SINO-SOVIET DISPUTE. MR BISTA IS VISITING MOSCOW BEFORE RETURNING HOME.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA84PB15KXF7NN636YMGVEEHCHZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA84PB15KXF7NN636YMGVEEHCHZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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