• Short Summary

    FINANCE MINISTERS FROM NINETEEN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES MET IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA'S CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE ON PROBLEMS RELATING TO WORLD ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TRADE DEVELOPMENTS.

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    FINANCE MINISTERS FROM NINETEEN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES MET IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA'S CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE ON PROBLEMS RELATING TO WORLD ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TRADE DEVELOPMENTS.

    COUNTRIES REPRESENTED AT THE MEETING WERE: AUSTRALIA, BRITAIN, CANADA, CEYLON, CYPRUS, GHANA, INDIA, JAMAICA, KENYA, MALAWI, NEW ZEALAND, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN, SIERRA LEONE, TANGAYIKA, TRINIDAD, TOBAGO, UGANDA AND MALAYSIA.

    THE CONFERENCE IS THE SECOND HELD OUTSIDE LONDON SINCE IT WAS ESTABLISHED NEARLY SIX YEARS AGO AND THE FIRST TO BE HELD IN THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL. IT ENDS ON SEPTEMBER 2.

    DELEGATES WILL ALSO DISCUSS THE JOINT COMMONWEALTH PROBLEMS FIRST RAISED AT THE PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON LAST MONTH. AFTER THE MEETING IN THE CAPITAL, THE FINANCE MINISTERS WILL PROCEED TO THE ANNUAL SESSION OF THE WORLD BANK AND THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND BEGINNING IN TOKYO ON SEPTEMBER 7.

    SPEAKING AT THE OPENING SESSION, THE MALAYSIAN MINISTER OF FINANCE, MR. TAN SIEW SIN, SAID THE MEETING IS HELD AT A TIME WHEN MALAYSIA WAS FACING A GRAVE EXTERNAL THREAT. HE REAFFIRMED MALAYSIA'S FAITH IN THE COMMONWEALTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD87SXZIALXU1JCY04U6OA4W4C
    Media URN:
    VLVAD87SXZIALXU1JCY04U6OA4W4C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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