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    YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) A NEW UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC CABINET UNDER WING COMMANDER ALY SABRY FORMALLY TOOK THE OATH OF OFFICE BEFORE PRESIDENT NASSER.

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    YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) A NEW UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC CABINET UNDER WING COMMANDER ALY SABRY FORMALLY TOOK THE OATH OF OFFICE BEFORE PRESIDENT NASSER.

    IN THE NEW CABINET FIELD MARSHALL ABDUL HAKIM AMER BECOMES FIRST DEPUTY TO PRESIDENT NASSER. ZAKARIYA MOHIEDDIN HUSSEIN AL-SHAFEI AND HASSAN IBRAHIM ALSO REMAIN DEPUTIES, WHOSE NUMBER IS REDUCED FROM SEVEN.

    DR MUHAMMAD FAWZI REMAINS MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND DR. ABDUL MONEIM AL-KAISSOUNY STAYS AS MINISTER FOR FINANCIAL AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN TRADE.

    TODAY THE NEW CABINET WENT BEFORE THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WHICH NOW ASSUMES THE WIDE LEGISLATIVE POWERS LAID DOWN FOR IT IN AN INTERIM CONSTITUTION PUBLISHED EARLIER THIS WEEK. THE NEW CONSTITUTION GUARANTEES EGYPTIANS MANY CIVIL RIGHTS.

    IN A DECREE PUBLISHED YESTERDAY PRESIDENT NASSER APPOINTED GENERAL MUHAMMAD FAWZI CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE U.A.R. ARMED FORCES, THE OFFICIAL NEWS AGENCY MENA REPORTED. GENERAL FAWZI REPLACES GENERAL ALI AMER, WHO IS NOW COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARAB UNIFIED COMMAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9G5WYG96JEK916KIK1TPA082R
    Media URN:
    VLVA9G5WYG96JEK916KIK1TPA082R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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