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    MAJOR GENERAL IDI AMIN, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE UGANDA ARMED FORCES ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI ON FRIDAY.

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    MAJOR GENERAL IDI AMIN, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE UGANDA ARMED FORCES ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI ON FRIDAY.

    THE GENERAL AND HIS WIFE WERE MET AT THE AIRPORT BY INDIAN ARMY CHIEF-OF-STAFF GENERAL MANEKSHAW AND MRS MANEKSHAW. GENERAL AMIN TOOK THE SALUTE AND THEN INSPECTED A MILITARY GUARD OF HONOUR. HE WAS INTRODUCED TO SENIOR INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE UGANDA HIGH COMMISSION IN THE WELCOMING PARTY.

    LATER, THE UGANDA SOLDIER AND HIS DELEGATION, WHICH INCLUDED THE UGANDA DEFENCE SECRETARY, MR. ACK OBOTH-OSUMDI, CALLED ON THE INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER MR. SWARAN SINGH FOR TALKS.

    ON THE SECOND DAY OF HIS TOUR, GENERAL AMIN VISITED THE RAJPUTANA RIFLES MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT. HE MET INDIAN ARMY OFFICERS AND WATCHED A DEMONSTRATION OF MILITARY TACTICS BY RECRUITS BEING TRAINED THERE. THE DEMONSTRATION CAME, HOWEVER, TO A WATERY CLOSE - WASHED OUT BY A HEAVY MONSOON DOWNPOUR.

    DURING THE REMAINDER OF HIS TEN-DAY TOUR, THE GENERAL WILL VISIT OTHER INDIAN DEFENCE CENTRES, AND ALSO INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATIONS. FROM INDIA, HE WILL FLY ON TO MOSCOW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACD9Z7WG9NFF4VDCIPJGXTSTUF
    Media URN:
    VLVACD9Z7WG9NFF4VDCIPJGXTSTUF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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