• Short Summary

    FIVE ARAB NATIONS ARE AMONG THE 77 COUNTRIES TAKING PART IN EXPO 70 WHICH OPENS OSAKA JAPAN ON MARCH 14.

  • Description

    FIVE ARAB NATIONS ARE AMONG THE 77 COUNTRIES TAKING PART IN EXPO 70 WHICH OPENS OSAKA JAPAN ON MARCH 14. SAUDI ARABIA, ALGERIA, EGYPT, ABU DHABI, AT KUWAIT ALL HAVE PAVILIONS AT THE WORLD FAIR -- THE FIRST EVER HELD IN ASIA.

    THE SAUDI ARABIAN PAVILION IS IN THE SHAPE OF A BEEHIVE, THE SYMBOL OF ISLAMISM AND FEATURES THE COUNTRY'S PETROLEUM INDUSTRY AND ISLAMIC CULTURE. IN THE RELIGION HALL, PART OF THE INTERIOR OF THE GREAT MOSQUE IN MECCA HAS BEEN REPRODUCED.

    ALGERIA'S PAVILION IS ENTIRELY IN WHITE -- TO REMIND VISITORS OF ALGIERS, THE WHITE CITY, INSIDE THERE WILL BE EXHIBITIONS OF MANY PHASES OF ALGERIAN LIFE INCLUDING THE COUNTRY'S HISTORY, CULTURE AND ECONOMY.

    THE KUWAIT PAVILION -- LIKE SAUDI ARABIA'S -- RESEMBLES A MOSQUE AND THE MAIN THEME INSIDE IS THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC PROGRESS INCLUDING THE PART PLAYED BY OIL.

    EGYPT'S PAVILION IS IN AN ATTRACTIVE PYRAMID SHAPE AND FEATURES THE COUNTRY'S CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND THAT OF ABU DHABI ALSO CONTAINS DISPLAYS DEPICTING LIFE IN THE SMALL ARABIAN NATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB4AS7VQHQ6TQV1QFQROA0N4I5
    Media URN:
    VLVAB4AS7VQHQ6TQV1QFQROA0N4I5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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