• Short Summary

    KING FREDERIK IX OF DENMARK, WHO IS ON A STATE VISIT TO THAILAND, INAUGURATED THE THAI-DANISH DAIRY FARM AND TRAINING CENTRE IN MUAG LEK, SARABURI (ABOUT 100 MILES NORTH OF BANGKOK) ON JAN. 16 IN THE PRESENCE OF THE KING PHUMIPHOL ADULDET OF THAILAND.

  • Description

    KING FREDERIK IX OF DENMARK, WHO IS ON A STATE VISIT TO THAILAND, INAUGURATED THE THAI-DANISH DAIRY FARM AND TRAINING CENTRE IN MUAG LEK, SARABURI (ABOUT 100 MILES NORTH OF BANGKOK) ON JAN. 16 IN THE PRESENCE OF THE KING PHUMIPHOL ADULDET OF THAILAND.

    BOTH THE KINGS WERE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR QUEENS WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT THE FARM WHICH IS BEING SET UP THROUGH TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT AND THE ROYAL DANISH GOVERNMENT SUPPORTED BY THE DANISH AGRICULTURAL ORGANISATIONS.

    THE KING OF DENMARK DECLARED THE FARM OPEN. THE FARM WAS THOUGHT OF IN SEPTEMBER 1960 AND DURING THE VISIT OF KING OF THAILAND TO DENMARK LAST YEAR, THE IDEA WAS FURTHER DEVELOPED.

    THE FARM WILL HAVE A DANISH DIRECTOR AND A COMMISSION OF FIVE MEMBERS OF THAILAND AND DENMARK. COWS ARE TO BE OF MIXED BREEDS OF DANISH AND LOCAL HIGH-BREDS.

    THE MAIN OBJECT OF THE PROJECT IS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE THAI GOVERNMENT'S POLICY OF DIVERSIFYING AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY AND CREATING NEW SOURCES OF STABLE INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT FOR FARMERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA84SZ8517B193HL9Z8TUZWT96R
    Media URN:
    VLVA84SZ8517B193HL9Z8TUZWT96R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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