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    President Todor Zhivkov of Bulgaria arrived at Palam airport, New Delhi on Tuesday (16 November) at the start of a six day state visit to India.

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    President Todor Zhivkov of Bulgaria arrived at Palam airport, New Delhi on Tuesday (16 November) at the start of a six day state visit to India.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Zhivkov and his daughter Lyudmila Zhivkova were greeted with a 21-gun salute as they stepped down from their TU 154 presidential jet -- and were welcomed by Indian President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi and External Affairs Minister Mr. Y.B. Chavan. During his stay Mr. Zhivkov -- who last visited India seven years ago -- will have talks with Mrs. Gandhi and agreements on economic and technical co-operation will be signed.

    Another traditional welcome gesture -- and later President Zhivkov replied to a speech by President Ahmed, saying that Bulgarians attached the highest respect to the important role played by India in international life and to the policy of peace and co-operation and India's friendship with socialist countries. During his stay Mr. Zhivkov will also visit industrial and research establishment sin Bangalore and Bombay.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87FFSSOX74UD5MZ6G395DDI2W
    Media URN:
    VLVA87FFSSOX74UD5MZ6G395DDI2W
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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