• Short Summary

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN, WHO IS HEADING A WORLD-WIDE INQUIRY INTO BRITAIN'S IMMIGRATION PROBLEMS, ARRIVED IN LAGOS ON WEDNESDAY FOR TALKS WITH NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT LEADERS.

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    LORD MOUNTBATTEN, WHO IS HEADING A WORLD-WIDE INQUIRY INTO BRITAIN'S IMMIGRATION PROBLEMS, ARRIVED IN LAGOS ON WEDNESDAY FOR TALKS WITH NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT LEADERS.

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN WHO IS CHIEF OF BRITAIN'S DEFENCE STAFF, WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER, SIR FRANCIS CUMMING-BRUCE. HE SPOKE BRIEFLY TO REPORTERS BEFORE DRIVING INTO THE CITY.

    ON THURSDAY HE HAD A CLOSED-DOOR MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTERS, SIR ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA. LATER THEY WERE JOINED BY BRITISH AND NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. OBSERVERS HAVE SAID THAT THE TALKS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO RUN INTO MAJOR DIFFICULTIES AS NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION INTO BRITAIN HAS NOT BEEN A PROBLEM FOR THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    DURING HIS VISIT, LORD MOUNTBATTEN IS EXPECTED TO PAY FAREWELL VISITS TO LEADERS OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY AND NAVY IN HIS CAPACITY AS RETIRING DEFENCE CHIEF.

    CANADA IS THE NEXT STOP FOR THE FACT-FINDING MISSION. LORD MOUNTBATTEN HAS ALREADY VISITED MALTA. INDIA, PAKISTAN, JAMAICA AND TRINIDAD ARE AMONG OTHER COUNTRIES TO BE VISITED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADM5X1H11OSQQ5Z6C6JJOTVQMW
    Media URN:
    VLVADM5X1H11OSQQ5Z6C6JJOTVQMW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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