• Short Summary

    The Indian Minister of Education and Social Welfare, Mr. Sidhartha Shankar Ray, today (Tuesday) discussed?

  • Description

    The Indian Minister of Education and Social Welfare, Mr. Sidhartha Shankar Ray, today (Tuesday) discussed India's growing influx of East pakistan refugees with Prime Minister Eisaku Sato.

    Mr. Ray called on the Japanese Prime Minister at his official residence in Tokyo.

    The Japanese Government announced today it will give 2.5-million U.S. dollars aid to India as relief for refugees from East Pakistan.

    The aid - extended through the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) - will purchase 16,000 tons of rice from japan for the Indian Government.

    Mr. Ray arrived in Tokyo yesterday to press India's request for aid. He will leave for Australia tomorrow to continue his tour which will also take him to Thailand and Malaysia.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8C1GOU3SLXPEBRZSM88Q8VU9W
    Media URN:
    VLVA8C1GOU3SLXPEBRZSM88Q8VU9W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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