• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN, WHO IS CURRENTLY MAKING A TOUR OF THE PERSIAN GULF STATES AND SAUDI ARABIA, ARRIVED IN BAHRAIN ON SATURDAY FOR A TWO-DAY STATE VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF THE RULER, SHEIKH ISSA BEN SALMAN AL KHALIFA.

  • Description

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN, WHO IS CURRENTLY MAKING A TOUR OF THE PERSIAN GULF STATES AND SAUDI ARABIA, ARRIVED IN BAHRAIN ON SATURDAY FOR A TWO-DAY STATE VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF THE RULER, SHEIKH ISSA BEN SALMAN AL KHALIFA. KING HUSSEIN'S TOUR, WHICH WILL ALSO TAKE HIM TO QATAR, ABU DHABI, AND SAUDI ARABIA, ENDS ON FEBRUARY THE 15TH.

    KING HUSSEIN ARRIVED IN BAHRAIN ON SATURDAY AFTER A FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT TO KUWAIT. AFTER THE VISIT A JOINT STATEMENT BY THE KING AND THE AMIR OF KUWAIT, SHEIKH SABAH AL-SALEM AL-SABAH, CALLED FOR ACTION TO CLOSE AND CONSOLIDATE THE ARAB RANKS.

    DURING HIS VISIT TO BAHRAIN, THE KING AND SHEIKH ISSA BEN SALMAN AL KHALIFA, CONFERRED ON MIDDLE-EAST PROBLEMS.

    RIGID SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE TAKEN DURING THE KING'S VISIT. ON ARRIVAL THE PARTY DROVE OFF TO THE RIFAA PALACE.

    BAHRAIN, USED TO YEAR-LONG SUNSHINE, SHIVERED UNDER GREY SKIES AND DRIZZLING RAIN, BUT DESPITE THIS, LARGE CROWDS TURNED OUT TO WATCH THE ROYAL PROCESSION. THE ROYAL PARTY ALSO VISITED THE NEW MODEL TOWN OF ISA, BUILT AT A COST OF GBP6,000,000 TO RE-HOUSE FAMILIES FROM BAHRAIN'S CONGESTED CAPITAL OF MANAMA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACP05RATP85DP2KEWLGSB6UJAZ
    Media URN:
    VLVACP05RATP85DP2KEWLGSB6UJAZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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