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    The President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zaid Bin Sultan Al-Nihyan, had an informal dinner at 10 downing Street, London on Monday evening (9 September) with British Prime Minister Mr.

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    The President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zaid Bin Sultan Al-Nihyan, had an informal dinner at 10 downing Street, London on Monday evening (9 September) with British Prime Minister Mr. Harold Wilson.

    Sheikh Zaid has been on a private visit to Britain for the past two weeks.

    Among the guests at the dinner were British Foreign Secretary James Callaghan, Energy Secretary Mr. Eric Varley, who has responsibility for oil, and David Ennals, Minister of State at the Foreign Office with responsibility for Middle East Affairs.

    Before coming to Britain Sheikh Zaid of Abu Dhabi signed an agreement with King Feisal of Saudi Arabia to define the border between the two countries, during a three day visit to Jeddah.

    Although Monday evening's dinner was informal, talks were expected on the world energy situation and on plans to give Arab oil countries an important stake inn North Sea oil, in order to get large scale loans from banks to develop the offshore fields.

    SYNOPSIS: Sheikh Zaid Bin Sultan Al-Nihyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu Dhabi wont to number ten Downing Street, London, on Monday evening for an informal dinner with British Prime Minister Mr. Harold Wilson.

    Sheikh Zaid has been on a private visit to Britain for the past two weeks. Guesta at the dinner included British Foreign Secretary James Callaghan, Energy Secretary Eric Varley and David Ennals, Minister of State at the Foreign Office with responsibility for Middle East Affairs.

    Although the dinner was informal, discussions were expected to range ever the world energy situation.

    Before coming to Britain Sheikh Zaid visited Saudi Arabia for three days and signed an agreement with King Feisal to define the border between saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJS6J3OQQG6FPMYPP6JSEEI
    Media URN:
    VLVADJS6J3OQQG6FPMYPP6JSEEI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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