• Short Summary

    KING MAHENDRA AND QUEEN RATNA OF NEPAL ARRIVED IN BONN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE BEGINNING OF A WEEK-LONG STATE VISIT TO WEST GERMANY.

  • Description

    KING MAHENDRA AND QUEEN RATNA OF NEPAL ARRIVED IN BONN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE BEGINNING OF A WEEK-LONG STATE VISIT TO WEST GERMANY. AS THE KING STEPPED FROM HIS PLANE, GUNS AROUND THE AIRPORT FIRED A SALUTE. KING MAHENDRA, WHO WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT LUEBKE THEN INSPECTED A MILITARY GUARD DRAWN UP IN HIS HONOUR.

    THE KING AND QUEEN, ACCOMPANIED BY THE NEPALESE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR KRITINIDHI BISTA, HAD FLOWN TO BONN FROM NEW DELHI VIA GENEVA. WHILE IN BONN, THEY WILL MEET THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR LUDWIG ERHARD AND THEN WILL TRAVEL ON TO MUNICH, DUSSELDORF, ESSEN AND WEST BERLIN. THEY FLY TO PARIS ON MAY 28. BEFORE RETURNING TO NEPAL IN MID-JUNE THE COUPLE WILL MAKE PRIVATE VISITS TO NICE, ATHENS, ROME AND KARACHI.

    DURING THE KING'S ABSENCE FROM KATMANDU, HIS BROTHER WILL ACT ON HIS BEHALF.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABO7RYI5QPI5OIHX2Q431LNQV4
    Media URN:
    VLVABO7RYI5QPI5OIHX2Q431LNQV4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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