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    DOCTOR, B.R. SEN, DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (FAO), WAS?

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    DOCTOR, B.R. SEN, DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (FAO), WAS GARLANDED ON ARRIVAL IN MANILA ON NOVEMBER 6 FOR THE OPENING OF ITS SEVENTH REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR ASIA AND THE FAR EAST.

    AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET HIM WERE FILIPINO OFFICIALS AND ASIAN AND AUSTRALIAN DELEGATES ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE. THEY WERE LATER DRIVEN IN CARS TO THEIR RESPECTIVE HOTELS.

    ON NOVEMBER 7, DR. SEN OPENED THE TWO-WEEK CONFERENCE, WITH DELEGATES FROM NINETEEN COUNTRIES ATTENDING. IN HIS OPENING SPEECH, HE SAID: "AS THE WORLD ORGANISATION ENTRUSTED WITH THE TASK OF ASSISTING OUR MEMBER NATIONS IN THEIR EFFORTS IN THESE FIELDS, WE FEEL WE SHOULD DO MORE TO HELP THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES TO ACHIEVE A HIGHTER RATE OF PROGRESS."
    A MESSAGE FROM MR. DIOSDADO MACAPAGAL, PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES, WAS READ OUT TO THE DELEGATED BY MR. MAURO MENDEZ, THE PHILIPPINES FOREIGN SECRETARY.

    THE CONFERENCE WILL CONSIDER SUCH SUBJECTS AS HOW TO PERSUADE FARMERS TO INCREASE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, THE FAO PROGRAMME IN THE REGION, PROVIDING TECHNICAL SERVICE TO FARMERS, AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, DAIRY DEVELOPING, IMPLICATIONS OF POPULATION GROWTH, AND TRADE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA4BNRXBNSJX2LIS1HSPFBPR17
    Media URN:
    VLVAA4BNRXBNSJX2LIS1HSPFBPR17
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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