• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MOHAMMED AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY) ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT TO FRANCE AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE ON WORLD PROBLEMS AND FRANCO-PAKISTAN CO-OPERATION.

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    PRESIDENT MOHAMMED AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY) ON A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT TO FRANCE AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE ON WORLD PROBLEMS AND FRANCO-PAKISTAN CO-OPERATION. GENERAL DE GAULLE GREETED MARSHAL AYUB AT PARIS'S BEFLAGGED ORLY AIRPORT.

    MARSHAL AYUB IS PAYING THE FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO FRANCE BY A PAKISTANI HEAD OF STATE. BUT HE IS NOW ON HIS THIRD VISIT TO FRANCE IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS.

    HE FLEW IN ON BOARD GENERAL DE GAULLE'S PRESIDENTIAL CARAVELLE AIRLINER FROM NICE WHERE HE STAYED THE NIGHT BEFORE BEGINNING HIS STATE VISIT.

    SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL MARSHAL AYUB SPENT 90 MINUTES IN TALKS WITH GENERAL DE GAULLE WHICH, SAID A PAKISTANI SPOKESMAN WERE CHARACTERISED BY PERSONAL WARMTH ON BOTH SIDES.

    THE SPOKESMAN ADDED THAT PRESIDENT AYUB AND HIS PARTY HAD FOUND PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FIT AND IN GOOD FORM.

    EARLIER TODAY IT WAS REPORTED IN THE FOREIGN PRESS THAT PRESIDENT DE GAULLE WAS ILL. THE REPORTS SAID IT WAS BELIEVED THAT THE PRESIDENT WAS SUFFERING FROM HARDENING OF THE ARTERIES.

    THIS EVENING FRENCH OFFICIALS FIRMLY DENIED THE REPORTS. AN ASSOCIATE OF THE PRESIDENT, WHO SPENT THE EVENING WITH HIM AT A RECEPTION FOR MARSHAL AYUB AT THE ELYSEE PALACE, DECLARED: "GENERAL DE GAULLE IS IN VERY GOOD HEALTH."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87BH4TM85FTIC60FVTLZXNOS
    Media URN:
    VLVA87BH4TM85FTIC60FVTLZXNOS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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