• Short Summary

    KUWAITI MINISTER OF POSTS, TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES, MR. ABDUL AZIZ AL-SAR'AWI, OPENED THE INTELSAT CONFERENCE?

  • Description

    KUWAITI MINISTER OF POSTS, TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES, MR. ABDUL AZIZ AL-SAR'AWI, OPENED THE INTELSAT CONFERENCE IN KUWAIT'S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ON SATURDAY MORNING. (17 MAY)
    THE CONFERENCE, THE FIRST HELD BY THE INTER COMMUNICATION ORGANIZATION THROUGH TELSTARS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, WAS MEETING FOR THE INITIATION OF INTERCOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE SERVICES OVER THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION.

    IN HIS OPENING SPEECH, MR. SAR'AWI TOLD THE AUDIENCE, WHICH INCLUDED TELECOMMUNICATIONS OFFICIALS, GOVERNMENT MEMBERS AND HEADS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, OF THE GREAT ADVANCEMENTS BEING MADE IN THE FIELD OF WIRE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS.

    KUWAIT, HE SAID, HAD ALWAYS TRIED TO KEEP UP WITH THE NEWEST DEVELOPMENTS IN ALL FIELDS. THE GROUND STATION FOR TELSTAR COMMUNICATIONS IN KUWAIT WOULD BE READY BY JULY.

    MR. SAR'AWI ENDED HIS SPEECH WITH A WELCOME TO ALL THE COMMUNICATIONS EXPERTS WHO HAD COME FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR THE CONFERENCE.

    THE OTHER SPEAKER AT THE CEREMONY WAS MR. H.W. WOOD, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF INTELSAT. TALKING ON THE BENEFITS OF TELSTAR COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, HE DISCLOSED THAT TWENTY FOUR TERRESTIAL STATIONS WERE NOW OPERATING THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

    THE CONFERENCE WILL LAST FOR FOUR DAYS AND IS BEING ATTENDED BY DELEGATES FROM SEVERAL ASIAN, AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, IN ADDITION TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE DEALING WITH TELESTAR COMMUNICATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CXLURXBONAVB68D7QZYSND9E
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CXLURXBONAVB68D7QZYSND9E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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