• Short Summary

    President of the Ska Gakkai Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist sect Daisaku Ikeda on Wednesday (30th January) paid a visit to Hongkong's Chinese University during his tour of Hongkong.

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    President of the Ska Gakkai Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist sect Daisaku Ikeda on Wednesday (30th January) paid a visit to Hongkong's Chinese University during his tour of Hongkong.

    The leader of the ten-million-strong Japanese sect and his wife were greeted at their arrival at the University by university secretary Mr. N.H. Young. They were then introduced to University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Choh Ming Li and Pro-Vies-Chancellor Dr. Yu Ying Shih.

    Following a brief tour of the University Grounds, President Ikeda visited the university Art Gallery to inspect an exhibition of Ch'ing porcelain.

    The Ikedas arrived in Hongkong on 26th January to begin their six-day visit to the Crown Colony. They first attended the opening of the Community Centre of Hongkong Buddhist Nichiren Shoshu and 13th anniversary celebrations of the founding of Soke Gakkai in Hongkong.

    President Ikeda also attended the first meeting of the Southeast Asia Buddhist Cultural Council, and on Tuesday January 29th visited the University of Hongkong.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9A83OSTZLIZ22DXVHPW3DLA36
    Media URN:
    VLVA9A83OSTZLIZ22DXVHPW3DLA36
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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