• Short Summary

    Nigerian External Affairs Minister Okoi Arikpo has been visiting India for talks with Government officials.

    Doctor?

  • Description

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    GV Aircraft taxiing in
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    2.
    SV Swaran Singh & Nigerian High Commissioner on tarmac
    0.08

    3.
    SV PAN Dr Arikpo down steps & greeted by Swaran Singh
    0.26

    4.
    SV Arikpo, Swaran Singh & High Commissioner pose for press
    0.32

    5.
    MCU Arikpo PAN TO Swaran Singh
    0.42

    6.
    SV PAN Arikpo leaving by car
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    7.
    GV EXT. Parliament House
    0.54

    8.
    SV INT. Arikpo present Mrs Gandhi with statue
    1.20

    9.
    SV & GV Mrs. Gandhi & Arikpo talk (2 shots)
    1.33



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    Background: Nigerian External Affairs Minister Okoi Arikpo has been visiting India for talks with Government officials.

    Doctor Arikpo was met at Delhi airport when he arrived on Thursday (3 May) by his Indian counterpart, Mr. Swaran Singh.

    The Nigerian visitor, who was on his way home from a visit to The People's Republic of China, called on the Indian Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, and presented her with a bronze statue.

    SYNOPSIS: At Delhi airport on Thursday, Indian External Affairs Minister Saran Singh and Nigeria's High Commissioner to India met the visiting Nigerian External Affairs Minister, Dr. Okoi Arikpo. The Nigerian visitor was on his way home from The People's Republic of China, where he had held talks with Government officials.

    Dr. Arikpo, his Indian counterpart and the Nigerian High Commissioner, posed for photographers on the airport tarmac after the initial welcome. During his three-day visit, the Nigerian External Affairs Minister was due to have talks with Indian Government officials.

    Later on Thursday, Dr. Arikpo went to Parliament House in Delhi, where he met the Indian Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. The Nigerian Minister presented Mrs. Gandhi with a bronze statue as a welcoming gift. The visit was only a courtesy call, and Dr. Arikpo was not due to begin formal talks until the following day.

    The Nigerian External Affairs Minister chatted informally with Mrs. Gandhi for a shot time. The following day, he had the first round of discussions with Indian officials.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZDRSCRK0P9675B5FMBGF9JUJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZDRSCRK0P9675B5FMBGF9JUJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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