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    In the Middle East, Arab Cultural Ministers have been holding their first joint conference.

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    In the Middle East, Arab Cultural Ministers have been holding their first joint conference.

    SYNOPSIS: The meeting opened on Monday (December 20) under the patronage of King Hussein of Jordan. It was held in the king Hussein Cultural Palace Sport City in Amman, the country's capital. Seventeen Arab Cultural Ministers were present, with about eighty other Arab officials also attending.

    King Hussein, who addressed the opening meeting, laster met privately with the Cultural Ministers. The four-day conference has been aimed at drawing together cultural policies throughout the Arab world, and building a so-called 'Arab personality'.

    After the opening session, delegates went into a working conference to settle details of the major proposals. Among the principal topics under discussion were common policies on Arab antiquities, authors and publishing, translation into foreign languages, film-making, theatre, and the arts. Earlier this year, Arab nations met to discuss the formation of a common news-film agency for television news dissemination around the world.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACRWYPR1DG6VUK85UCELTPB2LT
    Media URN:
    VLVACRWYPR1DG6VUK85UCELTPB2LT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
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    N/A

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