• Short Summary

    THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNOR-GENERAL, SIR BERNARD FERGUSSON, FLEW INTO KUALA LUMPUR FROM SINGAPORE, 250 MILES AWAY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), FOR A WHIRLWIND SIX-DAY TOUR OF MALAYSIA.

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    THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNOR-GENERAL, SIR BERNARD FERGUSSON, FLEW INTO KUALA LUMPUR FROM SINGAPORE, 250 MILES AWAY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), FOR A WHIRLWIND SIX-DAY TOUR OF MALAYSIA.

    SIR BERNARD AND LADY FERGUSSON, IN A YELLOW DRESS WERE NET ON ARRIVAL BY THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN.

    A 50-MAN GUARD OF HONOUR MOUNTED BY THE 2ND BATTALION, ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT, PRESENTED ARMS AND WERE INSPECTED BY SIR BERNARD.

    THE WELCOMING PARTY INCLUDED MINISTERS OF THE MALAYSIAN CABINET AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS. THEY WERE INTRODUCED TO THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    SIR BERNARD AND LADY FERGUSSON IS MAKING THE TOUR OF MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE TO VISIT NEW ZEALAND SERVICEMEN STATIONED IN THE TWO TERRITORIES. THEIR MALAYSIAN TOUR WILL TAKE THEM TO THE BORNEO REGIONS OF SARAWAK AND SABAH. (THEY WILL CONTINUE THEIR TOUR OF SINGAPORE ON MONDAY (JUNE 27).

    (SIR BERNARD TOOK OFFICE AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF NEW ZEALAND IN NOVEMBER 1962. THE APPOINTMENT CARRIED ON A LONG FAMILY TRADITION AS HIS FATHER AND GRANDFATHERS HAD PRECEDED HIM IN THE OFFICE. HE IS WELL-KNOWN IN TWO ROLES -- AS A RETIRED ARMY BRIGADIER WITH A GALLANT AND DISTINGUISHED ??? IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR, AND AS A NOVELIST AND JOURNALIST).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8RR8RWYCK6JLT6KL8GJKTGY28
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RR8RWYCK6JLT6KL8GJKTGY28
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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