• Short Summary

    Families of all the ranks of the Pakistan Army, East Pakistan civil armed forces, and forces working under the operational control of the Army have been told that they are entitled to a number of special benefits.

  • Description

    Families of all the ranks of the Pakistan Army, East Pakistan civil armed forces, and forces working under the operational control of the Army have been told that they are entitled to a number of special benefits. To apply for these benefits, many families of Armed forces members have been registering at the General Headquarters Building in Rawalpindi. This film was shot at the GHQ on Monday, December 27, by Pino Giambattista, VISNEWS cameraman normally based in Rome.

    SYNOPSIS: At the Army General Headquarters Building in Rawalpindi on Monday, members of Armed Force families gathered to fill out applications which will make them eligible for special benefit entitlement. (PAUSE) Among those applying are families of all ranks of the Pakistan Army, East Pakistan civil armed forces, and forces working under the operational control of the Army in both East and West Pakistan.

    In the case of families of officers benefit payments will be made by cheque but, like these here, families of other ranks must apply to regimental centres for their money orders. (PAUSE) Additional benefits are to be given to families of those soldiers who have been killed, wounded, taken prisoners, who are missing or presumed killed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACUQU5D1RYIJ5VHMXWXCX3CV9E
    Media URN:
    VLVACUQU5D1RYIJ5VHMXWXCX3CV9E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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