• Short Summary

    THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND ARRIVED IN MALAYAN CAPITAL KUALA LUMPUR ON JUNE 20 FOR AN EIGHT-DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND ARRIVED IN MALAYAN CAPITAL KUALA LUMPUR ON JUNE 20 FOR AN EIGHT-DAY STATE VISIT.

    THE CAPITAL AND THE AIRPORT BUILDING WERE GAILY DECORATED AND WERE PROMINENTLY FLYING THE MALAYAN AND THAI FLAGS.

    THE PARAMOUNT RULER OF MALAYA AND HIS CONSORT HEADED THE WELCOMING TEAM AS THE THAI KING BHUMIBOL ADULDEJ AND QUEEN SIRIKIT FLEW IN BY A SPECIAL THAI INTERNATIONAL PLANE.

    THERE WAS A FLYPAST AND A GUARD OF HONOUR BY ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT AND MALAYAN POLICE WHICH BOTH KINGS INSPECTED.

    AMONG THE V.I.P.'S AT THE AIRPORT WERE THE DIPLOMATS IN THE CAPITAL, THE MALAYAN PREMIER TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN AND CABINET MEMBERS. IN THE THAI ROYAL PARTY WAS THE THAI FOREIGN MINSTER MR. THANAT KHOMAN.

    SHORTLY AFTER THE ARRIVAL THE MALAYAN KING CONFERRED MALAYA'S HIGHEST HONOUR ON THE THAI KING, WHO IN RETURN CONFERRED HIGHEST HONOUR OF THAILAND ON THE MALAYAN KING.

    DURING THEIR STAY IN MALAY THE THAI KING AND QUEEN WILL TRAVEL IN THE COUNTRY, VISIT MILITARY BASES, LAY THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR A BUDDHIST TEMPLE, VISIT A TIN MINE AND CAMERON HIGHLANDS HYDRO-ELECTRIC PROJECT, AMONG OTHER THINGS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6VO1D8HKL6P21T063O7W8YZF
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6VO1D8HKL6P21T063O7W8YZF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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