• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL OF THE PHILIPPINES OPENED THE 19TH CONFERENCE OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE FAR EAST (ECAFE) AT THE PHILAMLIFE AUDITORIUM ON MARCH 5.

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    PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL OF THE PHILIPPINES OPENED THE 19TH CONFERENCE OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE FAR EAST (ECAFE) AT THE PHILAMLIFE AUDITORIUM ON MARCH 5.

    DELEGATES FORM 43 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES ARE ATTENDING CONFERENCE FOR THE COMMON PURPOSE OF HELPING THE ECONOMIC BETTERMENT OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE ECAFE REGION.

    THE INAUGURATION OF THE CONFERENCE BY PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL WAS PRECEDED BY THE RAISING OF THE FLAGS OF THE MEMBER COUNTRIES OF ECAFE.

    AMONG THE MESSAGES READ AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE WAS ONE FROM U THANT, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS.

    PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL IN HIS ADDRESS SAID THAT "THE WORK OF THE ECAFE HAS BEEN PARTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GREAT STRIDES THE YOUNG, NEWLY DEVELOPING NATIONS OF ASIA HAVE MADE IN RECENT YEARS. IT HAS GREATLY STIMULATED THE EFFORTS OF ITS MEMBER COUNTRIES IN HARNESSING THE VAST RESOURCES AND POTENTIALITIES OF THIS REGION FOR THE PROGRESS AND WELL-BEING OF ITS PEOPLE. ITS ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE PAST YEARS IS GLOWING TRIBUTE TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND ITS EFFORT TO MAKE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE IN."

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMQ602L1ALC80PY0X4WU5XR8B
    Media URN:
    VLVADMQ602L1ALC80PY0X4WU5XR8B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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