• Short Summary

    General Yakubu Gowon, Head of the Federal Military Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and Madame Gowon arrived in Peking on September 8, for a state visit to China at the invitation of the Chinese Government.

  • Description

    General Yakubu Gowon, Head of the Federal Military Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and Madame Gowon arrived in Peking on September 8, for a state visit to China at the invitation of the Chinese Government.

    Representing Premier Chou En-lai, Vice-Premier Li Hsien-nien greeted the distinguished Nigerian guests at the airport. Also present were Chinese leaders, Chen Hsi-lien, Hua Zuo-feng and Hsu Hsiang-chien.

    A grand welcoming ceremony was held at Peking Airport and a welcoming crowd of several thousand was there.

    Migerlan Ambassador to China and diplomatic envoys of various countries in Peking were also at the airport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9VH18YVTE2HXUHZVOOHWNMTLK
    Media URN:
    VLVA9VH18YVTE2HXUHZVOOHWNMTLK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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