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    THE LIBYAN MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS, SAYED OMAR BEN AMEY, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS UNDER-SECRETARY, SAYED HUSSEIN KUNIALI, AND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL SAYED MAHMOUD BENOUN, TODAY (FRIDAY) VISITED THE BRITISH ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY AT CROWTHORNE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND.

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    THE LIBYAN MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS, SAYED OMAR BEN AMEY, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS UNDER-SECRETARY, SAYED HUSSEIN KUNIALI, AND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL SAYED MAHMOUD BENOUN, TODAY (FRIDAY) VISITED THE BRITISH ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY AT CROWTHORNE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND. HIS EXCELLENCY SAYED OMAR BEN AMER IS IN BRITAIN FOR A THREE-DAY VISIT.

    IT IS AT THE ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY THAT RESEARCH IS CARRIED OUT INTO THE QUALITY AND BEHAVIOUR OR BRITAIN'S ROADS AND DRIVERS, AND ALSO INTO THE ROAD SURFACES IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD. DURING TODAY'S VISIT, HIS EXCELLENCY SAW IN ACTION A DEVICE WHICH STOPS CARS CAREERING OUT OF CONTROL WHEN THEY BRAKE FIERCELY ON WET ROADS. THIS DEVICE WILL ULTIMATELY BE FITTED TO ALL LARGER BRITISH POLICE CARS.

    THE LIBYAN VISITORS, WHO WERE ACCOMPANIED ON THEIR TOUR BY MR. E.R.S. RICHARDS, OF THE BRITISH BOARD OF TRADE, ALSO SAW EXPERIMENTS BEING CARRIED OUT BY THE LABORATORY INTO ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN ARID AREAS.

    THE MINISTER AND HIS COLLEAGUES LEAVE THE UNITED KINGDOM TOMORROW. LAST NIGHT, AT THE START OF THEIR VISIT, THEY WERE GUESTS OF HONOUR AT A RECEPTION GIVEN IN LONDON'S LANCASTER HOUSE BY LORD BROWN, MINISTER OF STATE AT THE BOARD OF TRADE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZILEJ9NSV1E7N46XF90N3DT1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZILEJ9NSV1E7N46XF90N3DT1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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